About

The School of Music at Western Michigan University is dedicated to music as an art form that elevates the lives of all who experience it; that embraces and transcends the entire range of human emotion, expression and community that is vital to the cultural enrichment of society.

As part of the School of Music, the choral studies program is home for choral endeavors, including the following:

  • Graduate studies in choral conducting leading to the Master of Music.
  • Bachelor of Music programs in choral music education, voice performance, music therapy, jazz studies, and multimedia arts technology.
  • Nine choral ensembles representing a variety of genres, including classical, symphonic, jazz, early music, and opera
  • Vibrant and active schedule of guest artists and visiting ensembles, which recently have included:

    Roomful of Teeth
    Chanticleer
    The Rose Ensemble
    Heinavanker
    Alice Parker
    Simon Carrington
    Rollo Dilworth
    Francisco Núñez
    Andrew Megill
    Andrew Clark
    Mollie Stone
    Ellen Hargis