Voice and Choirs
The Kennesaw State University Chamber Singers, the premiere choral ensemble at Kennesaw State University, is comprised of 44 mixed voices including both music majors and non-majors from across the campus.
Invited to perform at the 2002 and 2006 GMEA In-Service Convention, the Chamber Singers have collaborated with the KSU Orchestra in the works of Mozart, with the KSU Opera Theatre program in works of Verdi, and with KSU's Gospel Choir. Additionally, the KSU Chamber Singers regularly collaborate with the Cobb Symphony Orchestra; recent repertoire includes works of Brahms, Orff, and Handel.
For information or to join the KSU Women's Choir, contact Alison Mann at 470-578-6392
The KSU Women’s Choir returned to campus in the Fall of 2008 under the direction of Dr. Alison Mann. The chorus is made of women from across the university featuring many music majors and non-major and performs a wide variety of literature from all time periods and styles.
The KSU Women’s Choir participates in the KSU Women’s Choral Day, a one-day singing event that brings nearly 300 high school singers to campus and the Georgia Collegiate Women’s Choral Festival.
The chorus’ goals are to create high quality music in a collaborative and enjoyable environment.
Formed in 1998, the KSU Men’s Ensemble sings a variety of a cappella works in a pop and jazz vocal style as well as standard repertoire for men’s voices. The Men’s Ensemble performs on all major concerts and regularly performs for schools and civic organizations. The Men’s Ensemble is fast becoming the most well-known and sought after vocal group on campus.
The KSU Chorale, directed by Dr. Leslie Blackwell, performs eclectic, diverse, and challenging repertoire that develops the total musician. The choral offerings at KSU are designed to make a quality choral ensemble available to each Kennesaw State student. Read more
The KSU Chorale is a non-auditioned choir open to both music and non-music majors, for credit and non-credit. Chorale participates in 4-5 major concerts per year in the Bailey Performance Center on campus. If you are looking for a great way to stay involved in music and meet singers from across the University, the KSU Chorale is for you!
The Opera Theater program at Kennesaw State University is an integral part of the vocal training for voice students in the School of Music. Offered as a class each semester, Opera Theater is open to any KSU student, by audition, who is interested in opera performance. Each semester KSU Opera Theater presents either a production of a full-length opera or an end-of-the-semester opera gala concert featuring performances of scenes selected from various works. The class prepares students to perform repertoire in a wide variety of styles with additional focus on stage movement, acting, and interacting. Recent productions include Mozart’s The Magic Flute, Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel, Nicolai’s The Merry Wives of Windsor, Donizetti’s The Elixir of Love, Pasatieri’s comic opera The Hotel Casablanca, Puccini's Suor Angelica, Paulus' The Three Hermits, and others.
For more information, please contact Eileen Moremen at email@example.com.
Led by Professor Emeritus Dr. Oral Moses, the KSU Gospel Choir features members from across the university who come together to perform sacred music ranging from traditional spirituals to gospel favorites in various styles.