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UMD Summer Chorus is offered to anyone in high school or above who likes to sing — with no audition required! Attendees include potential and current School of Music students, school alumni and members of the community.

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For three weeks in June and/or July, UMD Summer Chorus rehearses and performs a major choral work with a professional orchestra and soloists. Led by one or more of the talented graduate students in the choral conducting program, past performances have included Mozart’s Requiem, Haydn’s Harmoniemesse, Duruflé’s Requiem and Orff’s Carmina Burana.

In 2019, the UMD Summer Chorus presented an evening of sacred masterworks from the late 18th century led by graduate student conductors Minji Kim and Kathryn Hylton. The concert featured Mozart's expressive psalm settings of the Vesperae Solennes de Confessore, K. 339, and the beloved Mass in B-flat Major (Kleine Orgelmesse/Little Organ Mass) by Haydn.

2019 Summer Schedule

All rehearsals are held from 7-9:30 p.m. at The Clarice in room 2201 unless otherwise noted by an*. Rehearsals noted by an* will take place in Dekelboum Concert Hall.

WEEK 1: Mon., July 1; Tu., July 2; Wed., July 3, 2019

WEEK 2: Mon., July 8; Tu., July 9; Wed., July 10; Thurs., July 11, 2019

WEEK 3: Mon., July 15*; Tu., July 16*; Wed., July 17*, 2019

Dress Rehearsal: Fri., July 19, 7-10 p.m., 2019*

Performance: Sat., July 20, 2019, 6:30 p.m. call

*In Dekelboum Concert Hall