UBC School of Music

UBC Choral Ensembles

Thu Apr 15 2010 8pm
Chan Shun Concert Hall

Presented by the UBC School of Music

University Singers
UBC Choral Union
UBC Chamber Singers
UBC Womens’ Choir


Leonard Bernstein – Mass (selected movements)
(Fiona Blackburn graduate conducting recital piece)
UBC Student Compositions

University Singers
A choir of approximately 40 mixed voices, this ensemble performs major works of the choral repertoire appropriate to its size. Winner of several awards, including the C.B.C. National Choral Competition and the B.B.C. International Choral Competition, the choir usually tours British Columbia and occasionally further afield, including European tours.

Choral Union
UBC’s largest choir, approximately 150 voices, presents concerts of major choral literature from the 16th through the 20th centuries, including the premieres of compositions by student, alumnus and faculty composers.

Womens’ Choir
The UBC Womens’ Choir consists of twenty alto and soprano members who perform high-quality renaissance, classical and contemporary pieces. Committed to excellence in the performance of challenging choral literature for women’s voices, the UBC Womens’ Choir has performed different compositions by many Canadian Composers.

Chamber Choir
The UBC Chamber Choir is an intimate choir consisting of sixteen members. The ensemble has performed Renaissance, Classical and Romantic pieces to Contemporary pieces by UBC composition students.

Thu Apr 15 2010 8pm
Chan Shun Concert Hall