Vaughan Williams: Variations on a Theme of Thomas Tallis
Steven Sametz: American Songs - Sacred and Profane
Vaughan Williams: Dona Nobis Pacem
Sunday, December 10th at 4 PM & 8 PM: Christmas Vespers
Our annual candlelight gift to the community at Christmas time
FREE - early seating is recommended
Friday, March 22 & Saturday, March 23, 2024 at 8 PM
The "Best Of" Concert
Lehigh University Choir, Glee Club, and Dolce
Friday, May 3 & Saturday, May 4, 2024 at 8 PM
Sametz: I Have Had Singing
Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem (A German Requiem)
LEHIGH CHORAL ARTS – ALL SINGERS WELCOME!
Lehigh's strong tradition of singing dates back to 1869. In 1978, the Glee Club and Chamber Singers combined under director Robert ("Boss") Cutler to form the University Choir.
Since then, under Artistic Director Dr. Steven ("Doc") Sametz, the program has grown to include four ensembles.
They all tour internationally and are featured at four concerts annually at Lehigh's state-of-the-art Zoellner Arts Center.
Lehigh University Choir - 50 undergraduate mixed voice choir
Lehigh University Glee Club - one of the oldest tenor-bass choirs in the nation
Dolce - The Lehigh University's treble choir
The Choral Union - includes students, faculty, staff and townspeople. Lehigh valley's only symphonic choir, performing major works with orchestra
Townspeople and Lehigh staff and faculty may see more information on joining Choral Union here.
Current LUCA members can access the calendar for upcoming rehearsals and events here.
Students in our ensembles come from all disciplines of the University. Singers in the Glee Club and Dolce are selected from the University Choir. There is only one audition required for these three groups.
There is no audition required for Choral Union.
All ensembles are offered for university credit. Auditions for University Choir, Glee Club and Dolce occur at the beginning and end of each semester.
Students: For more information on auditions or any questions, please contact Caleb Reed (email@example.com). Townspeople, faculty and staff interested in joining Choral Union may contact Charis Lasky (firstname.lastname@example.org).
LEHIGH CHORAL ARTS SCHOLARSHIPS
Prospective high school students will be interested in finding out about our
We seek fine high school musicians who read well and have leadership potential. Scholrships include yearly stipends and free voice lessons. Open to all majors.
Reflections By Alumni
ELLIE (WOODS) KAHLE (’11)
“Choral Arts gave my Lehigh career purpose and an outlet to express myself surrounded by an amazing community. It was my home and safe place.” read more
JOHN COLE (’82)
My dear friend and fellow Lehigh Choir alum, Karen (Lindquist) Randall, ’83, once told me, “I think when you sing with people, you form a bond with them that is unique. A choir is different from your normal circle of friends or other groups you form based on many shared similarities. It’s a more diverse group, drawn together by a single, mutual interest. It’s the love of music that matters, at least at first. Then, as you join voices, something mystical happens. The thrill of creating something of beauty together forges that bond and leads to a realization: the differences between people you thought were there really aren’t there at all. You become a better person. Making music has a powerful effect.” I couldn’t agree more. I’ve heard similar sentiments from other musicians, and I know it’s true for me. read more