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Vocal Ensembles

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The Vocal/Choral Area is a dynamic and flourishing segment of the music department at the University of South Dakota, offering numerous opportunities for student involvement. All students at the university have the opportunity to study privately with exceptional faculty to develop their vocal technique and enhance their singing ability. Solo performance opportunities are available through USD Opera and recitals.

Students may also participate in three choral organizations including the very select Chamber Singers, the University's most elite ensemble, the Concert Choir, a larger select ensemble, and the Men's & Women's Chorus, a large non-auditioned choir that meets one night a week.

For additional information, please contact:
Dr. David Holdhusen
Director of Choral Activities
Department of Music
414 E Clark St.
Vermillion, SD 57069

Chamber Singers

2013 - 2014 Calendar of Choral Concerts
Fall Choral Showcase October 20, 2013, @ 3 p.m. Aalfs Auditorium in Slagle Hall
Holiday Concert December 8, 2013, @ 3 p.m. Aalfs Auditorium in Slagle Hall
Spring Choral Showcase March 2, 2014, @ 3 p.m. Aalfs Auditorium in Slagle Hall
Chamber Singers Home Concert March 22, 2014, @ 7:30 p.m. UCC Church in Vermillion
USD Combined Choir/Orchestra Concert TBD TBD

Listen to clips of our Chamber Singers:


The Blue Bird


O Day Full of Grace


Vieni Nel Mio Cuore

Listen to our Concert Choir:

World of Our Dreams