UB Chorus

UB Chorus and Choir with UB Symphony Orchestra performing Vaughan Williams in 2019.

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UB Chorus is a large ensemble typically consisting of 50-200 singers. It is an amateur group meant for those interested in having a first singing experience, learning more about music through song, or looking to explore their voices and ensemble singing. It is a non-auditioned group, but members are required to be able to match pitch and have a basic understanding of music. Typical repertoire is beginner to intermediate level choral music meant to provide a fun learning experience. 

It rehearses once per week on Wednesday afternoons from 3:30-5:30pm. It performs one concert per semester in December or May at UB's Slee Hall.

Upcoming Performances

Please view our concert calendar for the latest information on upcoming events. 

Past Performances

Recent programs include:

MAGNIFICAT: Works by Dove, Murrill, Rachmaninov, Lauridsen (December 2019)

Love Songs from the British Isles: Irish, Scottish, and English works by Holst, Pearsall, Mcglynn, and more (May 2019)

STARS: Music and Poetry Celebrating the Night Sky (May 2018)


UB students who would like to participate in the Chorus are required to register for one of the following classes:  

  • Undergraduate: MUS 121 (Non-Majors) or MUS 321 (Majors and Minors), 2 credits
  • Graduate: MUS 521, 2 credits

UB Undergraduate Catalog

Auditions and Contact

No auditions are required, but Chorus singers are expected to be able to match pitch and have a basic understanding of music.

To submit an interest form for any of our choral ensembles, please click here. Prof. Claudia Brown or TA Matias Homar will be in touch with you shortly.

To reach out directly, please email us at cbrown34@buffalo.edu or matiasho@buffalo.edu.

You can also visit our Facebook page, UB Choirs, for updates, concert listings, recordings, news, and more: https://www.facebook.com/UBuffaloChoirs