Department of Music

Women's Chorus

photo of the Women's Chorus in the Recital Salon

The Virginia Tech Women's Chorus is a select ensemble that performs choral literature for treble voices from all time periods. It is comprised of undergraduate and graduate students from both the music department and other degree programs. The Women's Chorale was a founding member of the Mid-Atlantic Women's Chorus Festival and was also featured at the 2005 Virginia Music Teachers Association State Conference.

close-up of Women's Chorus Performances have included Britten's Ceremony of Carols, Brahms' Vier Gesänge für Frauenchor, zwei Hörner und Harfe, and Pergolesi's Stabat Mater. Joint performances with the combined University Choirs and New River Valley Symphony Orchestra include Mozart's Requiem, Vaughan Williams' Dona Nobis Pacem, and Brahms' Ein deutsches Requiem.



  • Number of performers: open
  • Rehearsal Times: M/W 5:30-6:55
  • Location: Squires Recital Salon


photo of Women's Chorus You must pass an audition that includes vocalizing throughout your range, a short sight-reading exercise, tonal memory repetitions, and a familiar song (such as "My Country Tis of Thee," "Amazing Grace," or "Happy Birthday"). You do not need to bring a prepared solo.

If you are interested in being considered for Chamber Singers, you must bring a prepared solo and sign up for an audition BEFORE the first Wednesday of classes.

If you have any questions or concerns about the audition process, please contact Dr. Bigler at


Women's Chorus in the Squires Recital Salon