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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 January 14, 2014

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


Spring 2015 Repertoire Assistance

This link will take you to a drop box where you will find each piece we are singing for the concert in May. By clicking on each piece, you will be able to download it to your computer. Some of the movements have long instrumental sections and we have trimmed those to get right to the choral portions. Please use these recordings to facilitate learning the repertoire.




Choral Union to Hold Spring 2015 Auditions

Spring 2015 Syllabus


About the MSU Choral Society

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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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