...specializes in the study and performance of music composed for chorus and orchestra. The group is auditioned and is comprised of students from many scholastic disciplines within the University as well as interested singers from the greater Chippewa Valley and Eau Claire community.
Two major concerts are presented each year with the University Symphony Orchestra. Recent performances include J.S. Bach's "Magnificat," Mozart's "Requiem," Mendelssohn's "Elijah," Rutter's "Gloria," and "Dona Nobis Pacem" by Ralph Vaughan Williams. In the 2018-19 season, Symphonic Choir will perform in Handel's "Messiah" as well as a unique performance with the UWEC Wind Symphony.
The tradition of continued singing is the mantra of Symphonic Choir. Singing is a lifelong activity, and the members of Symphonic Choir show that anyone can sing for a lifetime, and are encouraged to.
Symphonic Choir meets:
For more information about this ensemble or to schedule an audition, please contact Prof. Chris McGinley.