Heinz Chapel Choir

Heinz Chapel Choir Spring Concert

The Choir’s tour program, "Striving for These Melodies," holds its focus on music associated with either Britain or the United States, while also acknowledging the influence of choral music and composers from other nations. The repertoire includes music by Tallis, Byrd, Stanford, Todd, Tavener, and MacMillan, as well as contemporary American composers and music from the shape note and vocal jazz traditions.

Heinz Chapel Choir to Tour UK

Update: Thanks to your generous support, Heinz Chapel Choir has surpassed their original goal, but you can still donate. The more money is raise the more members can get scholarship help!

Heinz Chapel Choir will go on tour this spring to the UK. To raise support for this exciting tour, HCC has established a fundraising page through Engage Pitt. Find out more about how to support the choir's tour here.

Ensemble Auditions, 2016–17

Auditions will be held for Department of Music student ensembles beginning Monday, August 29. Our choirs and instrumental ensembles are open to students throughout the University and you are encourgaged to apply regardless of your major. Below, please find specific audition requirements for each of our groups.

Gospel Choir

The Gospel Choir will have an open rehearsal on Thursday, September 1 in 123 Music Building from 6–7:40 p.m. No prepared music needed. Come and explore singing gospel music!

SOLD OUT: Heinz Chapel Choir Holiday Concerts

The 2016 Heinz Chapel Choir Holiday Concert is titled "Open My Heart" and includes choral favorites (Morten Lauridsen's "O magnum mysterium", Franz Biebl's "Ave Maria" and Randall Thompson's "Alleluia"), new settings of holiday standards "O Tannenbaum" and "In the bleak midwinter", and a few surprises!

Tickets will go on sale at noon on Thursday, October 13, 2016. Tickets must be purchased in advance. General admission is $15; students and seniors are $10. Call 412-624-7529 or visit music.pitt.edu/tickets.