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Choral Union

The Choral Union is a large mixed chorus of 125 to 150 voices designed to bring the campus and community together.

Repertoire focuses on the major choral/orchestral works of every stylistic period, which are performed with the Lansing Symphony Orchestra and university orchestras.

Members include MSU students and individuals from the Greater Lansing metropolitan area. Students may register as community members or may opt to register for regular academic credit of one semester credit hour. Previous choral singing experience is desirable but not required.

Choral Union is directed by Dr. David Rayl.

Class starts on September 9, 2015

Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m.
Meets at the Communication Arts and Sciences Building (Room 161) on campus.
Tuition is $52 per semester.

Spring 2016 Auditions

Auditions for new members will take place on January 13 and 20, 2016 from 6-7pm in the MSU Communication Arts and Sciences Building. Call the CMS office at (517)-355-7661 for more information. Rehearsals for Spring semester will begin on January 13 from 7-9 p.m.

Fall 2015 Repertoire -Handel's Messiah - Messiah Choruses

Messiah Learning Tools

Access the Messiah flyer here.


About the MSU Choral Society

Choral Union Fall Semester 2015 Syllabus

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Choral Union

"Choral Union is one of the highlights of my week. I feel that we are getting an exceptional musical and educational experience."

-CMS Choral Union student


"MSU Choral Union is a wonderful way to experience the great works of master choral composers. You learn about the origin of the pieces and the intentions of the authors in rehearsals and cap the experience with a live performance in the Great Hall of MSU's Wharton Center. It is a fulfilling endeavor in every way!"

-CMS Choral Union student

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