University Chamber Singers
Vocal Ensemble Experience
The University Chamber Singers is a select, mixed ensemble for upper-division music majors, non-majors, and graduate students. It offers students the opportunity to seriously study and perform a wide variety of choral repertoire including virtuoso choral music from the Western tradition, vocal jazz, and music from other cultures. The University Chamber Singers have performed at two ACDA Regional Student Symposiums, the 2008 MENC National Convention and many CBDNA Division Conventions with the UNR Wind Ensemble. Membership in The University Chamber Singers is by audition.
Music Major and Minor Degree Fulfillment
For voice students, acceptance and participation in the University Chamber Singers can be used to fulfill undergraduate upper division and graduate music degree requirements for major ensemble participation. The details for ensemble requirements are as follows:
- Voice Students - To fulfill degree requirements, voice students are required to participate in one of the following major ensembles:
- Applied Voice Majors may take up to four credits in MUS 470 - Opera Theater - to satisfy their major ensemble requirement. The four credits in MUS 470 must be after their 300 upper division voice audition.
- Graduate Students -- To fulfill degree requirements, graduate students in the Department of Music are required to participate in some form of conducted or coached ensemble for a minimum of two credits. The University Chamber Singers can be used to fulfill this requirement.
UNR's Voice Studies Program
Are you interested in vocal performance as a career choice? The Department of Music offers several types of degrees in Voice Studies.We invite you to visit the Voice Studies home page for more information.
- Full Ensemble Index
- Band Ensembles
- Choral Ensembles
- Instrumental Ensembles
- Jazz Ensembles
- Faculty Ensembles
Academic Vocal Studies Resources at UNR
There are over 1,000,000 search results for the key phrase "Vocal Music" in the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center.
There are over 32,000 item results for the key phrase "Vocal Music" in the Link+ California and Nevada library lending system.
Ensemble Performances at UNR
Faculty and student ensemble performances occur frequently througout each semester. Check the Department of Music Events Calendar for upcoming recitals and concerts.