Department of Music

Auburn University Choirs

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There is a place for you in choral music at Auburn University! We have a uniquely diverse program which includes an assortment of both traditional and non-traditional/specialty choirs. Incoming students and new participants can be proud to be associated with any of our choirs, each of which maintains a tradition of excellence in singing.

Traditional Choirs

  • Chamber Choir: Auburn’s premiere choral ensemble of approximately 45 highly-select singers
  • Men’s Chorus: a select group of approximately 30 men
  • Women’s Chorus: a select group of approximately 40 women
  • Concert Choir: comprised of the Women’s and Men’s Choruses
  • Conductors’ Chorus: a lab chorus designed to provide an ensemble that the choral conducting students can conduct

Non-traditional/Specialty Choirs

  • University Singers:  a highly-select show choir consisting of 36 singers, plus instrumentalists
  • Gospel Choir: a select group of approximately 50 singers, instrumentalists, and dancers

Auburn University Opera

Faculty members train singers in the art of opera singing and acting. Students learn and perform scenes, arias, and ensembles from the operatic repertoire each semester.

  • Opera Workshop: a select group of singers who perform solo, duet, and ensemble selections from the standard opera repertoire

Announcements and News

Choir auditions occur during Camp War Eagle sessions and on August 16-18 (Read more about choir auditions)
Auditions for participation in the Fall 2017  Auburn University Gospel Choir, Conductors’ Chorus, Women's Chorus and Men's Chorus occur August 16-18, 2017 BY APPOINTMENT. Please contact Dr. William Powell at or 334-844-3166 to schedule a time. Choir auditions are open to all Auburn University undergraduate and graduate students, regardless of major or minor. PRIOR to the audition, students should enroll in the choir(s) for which they plan to audition (see “Course Enrollment” below). Auditions are ten minutes in length and they occur in 114 Goodwin Music Building.


Last Updated: February 13, 2017