...specializes in the study and performance of extended works composed for choir with instrumental accompaniment. The group is composed of students, faculty, and staff 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 alongside a variety of collaborating ensembles, including the University Symphony Orchestra, Concert Choir, the Wind Ensemble, and many others. Recent performances include Corigliano’s “Fern Hill,” Carol Barnett's "World Beloved: a Bluegrass Mass," Handel's "Messiah," J.S. Bach's "Magnificat," Mozart's "Requiem," Mendelssohn's "Elijah," Rutter's "Gloria," and "Dona Nobis Pacem" by Ralph Vaughan Williams.
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:
T, Th: 6:00pm-7:30pm
For more information about this ensemble, please contact Dr. Chris McGinley.