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The UMD Treble Choir performs exciting literature for soprano and alto voices.

The UMD Treble Choir comprises soprano, alto and mezzo-soprano singers from throughout the campus community. Since 2001, the group’s membership has brought together undergraduate and graduate students from all of the major colleges and schools at the University of Maryland.

The choir sings art and folk repertoire for treble voices spanning eras, styles and genres from Renaissance to contemporary and across both Western and non-Western cultural traditions. Known especially for its exploration of choral music written by living composers, the UMD Treble Choir has commissioned and premiered works by Erik Esenvalds and presented acclaimed performances of music by Eleanor Daley, Györgi Orbán, Levente Gyöngösi, Rosephanye Powell, Moira Smiley and Sara Quartel, among many others.

Each year, the UMD Treble Choir presents a slate of performances including fall and spring showcase concerts and, in conjunction with the UMD Men’s Chorus, the annual Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols in December at the beautiful UMD Memorial Chapel.

The ensemble has appeared with the NSO Pops at the Kennedy Center and in 2016 performed by invitation for the Eastern Division Convention of the American Choral Directors Association.

UMD Treble Choir Director

Kenneth Elpus

Acting Associate Director for Faculty Affairs & Graduate Studies, School of Music
Associate Professor & Division Coordinator, Music Education
Choral Music Education
Director, UMD Treble Choir

2130C The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-5537

UMD Treble Choir Assistant Director

Jonathan King

Graduate Student, Conducting & Ensembles

The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
College Park MD, 20742