Choirs

Dr. Nancy Ypma, Concert Choir and Chamber Choir


McKendree Concert Choir

A 40-50 voice ensemble directed by Dr. Nancy S. Ypma, this choir is open to all singers. Each semester the Concert Choir performs major works ranging from the Baroque era to the 21 st century. In the past the choir has sung works by Vivaldi, Handel, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Schubert, Britten, Michael Hurd and John Rutter among others. The choir has presented concerts featuring music from operas, classical masterpieces and Broadway musicals. The choir often performs with an orchestra or brass or wind ensemble. This course may be taken for 1 or 0 credit and students may also use this course to fulfill their General Education Fine Arts requirement. If you have any questions regarding this ensemble, please contact Dr. Ypma at nypma@mckendree.edu.


McKendree Chamber Choir

A select ensemble, drawn from the Concert Choir membership, is directed by Dr. Nancy S. Ypma, and performs vocal chamber music from all time periods. This group performs on and off campus in a variety of venues.This course may be taken for 1 or 0 credit. If you have any questions regarding this ensemble, please contact Dr. Nancy S. Ypma at nypma@mckendree.edu.


McKendree Vocal Jazz Ensemble

An ensemble focusing on individual and small group ensemble singing.. The group performs every semester with the other jazz ensembles and focuses on a variety of repertoire from jazz to pop.