Texas State Choral Ensembles

Building a Culture of Singing at Texas State

 

The Choral Program at Texas State is a vibrant program with five ensembles that include over 250 musicians. Participants represent many academic disciplines from across the campus with students, faculty, and musicians from the community. Under the direction of Dr. Joey M. Martin (Director of Choral Activities), Dr. Jonathan Babcock (Associate Director of Choral Activities), and Dr. Lynn Brinckmeyer (Director of Choral Music Education), our ensembles present stunning concerts and programs for the university campus, national conferences, and international audiences.


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Texas State Choir Tour of China

June 10th, 2015

Joey Martin in China

 

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Choir in China

 

Robert Levin Residency at Texas State

May 14th, 2015

Robert LevinInternationally acclaimed scholar, pianist and composer Robert Levin spent a week in residency at the Texas State School of Music. During the residency Professor Levin held masterclasses with piano studios and the composition forum. He also aided in preparation for the performance of his completion of the Mozart Requiem.

 

 

 

 

 

2015-2016 Choral Auditions

May 14th, 2015

Choir Auditions for the 2015-2016 school year will take place August 23-25 in the music building. Auditions include vocalizing and sight-singing.

GRAMMY Win for Artist in Residence

February 20th, 2015

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The Texas State family congratulates artist in residence Craig Hella Johnson and his ensemble, Conspirare, on receiving the 2015 GRAMMY for Best Choral Performance. The premier vocal ensemble won the award for their CD, The Sacred Spirit of Russia. Johnson is Conspirare’s artistic director, and this is the first GRAMMY win for both Johnson and Conspirare – a fantastic accomplishment!

View the full press release here, and listen to Conspirare on Spotify.






Recent Audio Clips

March 7th, 2011

Texas State Chorale

“Lay a Garland” by Pearsall

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Texas State Chorale

Liebeslieder Waltzes, #11 by Brahms

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Texas State Chorale

“Avulakki”, traditional African

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Symphonic choir

Carmina Burana, “O Fortuna” by Orff

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University Singers

“Jauchzet dem Herren” by Schütz

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University Singers

“Chariots” by Peter Louis van Dijk

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Men’s Choir

“Ramkali” by Ethan Sperry

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Women’s Choir

“I Am Not Yours” by David N. Childs

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Vocalibre

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