Audition Information for University Choirs

The School of Music offers many choral ensembles for accomodating all interested students ranging from novice to expert singers. The choirs and their meeting times are listed below.

Chamber Singers (MUSC 460, TR 1:00-2:50 PM) 
University Chorus (MUSC 462, MWF  4:00-4:50 PM)
Black Chorus (MUSC 463, MW  6:00-8:20 PM) 
Women's Glee Club (MUSC 464, TR 4:00-5:20 PM)
Varsity Men's Glee Club (MUSC 465, TR  5:30-6:50 PM)
Oratorio Society (MUSC 466, T 7:30-9:30PM)


Audition Requirements coming soon!

Music majors who are not required to enroll in a choral ensemble, but who would like to participate in a UIUC choir should send an email expressing their interest to


Eligibility: UI Choirs are open to all students by audition. Participation in Oratorio Society is also open to the community and does not require enrollment. 

Requirements: Be prepared to sing “My Country “Tis of Thee” or another song of your choice (1-2 minutes maximum) for your audition. Sight-reading may be included. 

Returning Students: returning members of WGC do not need to re-audition. 

Location and Date: Tuesday and Wednesday (August 24-25, 2021) 

  • Sopranos and altos (6-9PM) will audition in the studio of Prof. Solya, Music Building Room 4034. 
  • Tenors and basses (5-8PM) will audition in the studio of Prof. Coleman, Smith Memorial Hall, Room 203.


Note that if your interest is in specifically singing in Black Chorus this year, you do not need to audition on August 24. Instead, contact Dr. Ollie Watts Davis.