The choral and vocal music programs at the University of Minnesota, Morris have occupied a place of prominence on campus and throughout the region since the founding of the university. With more than 125 participants, students study voice privately as well as sing in range of choral ensembles
The UMM Concert Choir is a select ensemble of approximately 60 members that continues a 37-year tradition of excellence in choral music performance.
Since its founding in 1978 by Ken Hodgson, the Concert Choir has gained a national and international reputation for its high level of artistry and professionalism.
The Concert Choir performs the finest choral repertoire from all historical style periods, as well as contemporary and global works.
The ensemble has an active performance schedule, including an extended tour each spring. The choir is composed of both music majors and non-music majors.
The Chamber Singers is an auditioned ensemble of approximately 20 members.
The choir offers students the opportunity to collaborate with instrumentalists and perform in a variety of styles, ranging from traditional choral repertoire to vocal jazz.
University (Outreach) Choir
The University (Outreach) Choir is a large non-auditioned choral ensemble comprised of students from all majors as well as UMM faculty, staff, and community members. The choir focuses on outreach and personal wellbeing through communal singing, wellness activities, and special guest presentation.
Students enrolled in the ensemble receive one academic credit which fulfills the Artistic Performance (ArtP) General Education requirement. No audition or prior singing experience is required.