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Concert Choir on European tour

Concert Choir

The Concert Choir is a select SATB ensemble and requires an audition to participate. The hallmarks of the ensemble are excellence, accountability, and community. With its long tradition of outstanding performances in South Carolina, across the US, and in major international venues, Concert Choir is the flagship ensemble of the Choirs of Carolina.

The Concert Choir performs each semester in Columbia, as well as touring across the state of South Carolina, and beyond. The ensemble rehearses 4.5 hours per week. International tours typically take place every other year, at the end of the spring semester.

Concert Choir was established by beloved director Árpád Darázs, and came to international prominence during the 31-year tenure of Larry D. Wyatt. The long-standing tradtion of excellence continues now under the baton of Alicia W. Walker.

Prestigious performances have included:

  • Lincoln Center, Alice Tully Hall
     Mozart Bicentennial
  • Southern Region ACDA
    J.S. Bach's St. John Passion
  • Eisenstadt, Austria
    Classical Music Seminar Choir-in-Residence
  • Thomaskirche (J.S. Bach's church)
    Leipzing, Germany
  • Duke Ellington's Sacred Concerts
    London, Paris
  • JAC Redford's Martyrdom of Polycarp
    Italy, Bulgaria

2021 Tour: England and Wales
Premiere performance in London's Cadogan Hall


For more information, email choral@mozart.sc.edu or call 803-777-5369.


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