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Vocal Arts

Community Chorus

Conductor:      Dr. Bevan Keating
Accompanist:   Adam Savacool
Rehearsals:     Thursday evenings, 7 - 9 p.m., FA 101A
Registration:   MUEN 4140, 1 credit hour

Community members in the Little Rock area, including UALR students, faculty, and staff, may also join this ensemble without registering for credit.  For details, visit the membership info page.

Upcoming concert info:

Carmina Burana, by Carl Orff – Maumelle Performing Arts Center, located on the campus of Maumelle High School, 100 Victory Lane, Maumelle, AR.  Tuesday, April 29 and Wednesday, April 30, 8:00 p.m.

For information about this unique concert, visit the UALR Carmina Burana 2014 website and the Carmina Burana - Little Rock 2014 Facebook page.

Ticket information: General admission is $20.  Tickets usually go on sale one month prior to the performance date.  Members of the general public can buy tickets through the UALR Box Office website or by calling 501-569-8334.

UALR faculty, staff, and students may pick up one free ticket by showing ID at the Music Dept. main office (Fine Arts 151).  Faculty, staff, and students are strongly encouraged to reserve their free ticket in advance by calling the Music Dept. at 501-569-3294.

Chorus members:  Visit the Carmina Burana 2014 resource page for rehearsal notes, audio files, and additional info related to our fall performance.

About this ensemble:

Founded in Spring 2005, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Community Chorus is comprised of nearly 100 members drawn from UALR students, faculty, and staff, as well as the greater Little Rock community.  In March 2009, the Community Chorus celebrated its fifth anniversary with a performance of Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana.

The choir is open to singers at all levels of musical ability who wish to participate in choral masterpieces accompanied by full orchestra.  No formal audition is required.  The Community Chorus performs jointly with the UALR Concert Choir in two major concerts each year.

To learn more about joining the Community Chorus and to find music samples and performance reviews, please visit the following links:

Note: Grant-in-aid is not available to student members of this ensemble unless they are also members of the Concert Choir or Chamber Choir. UALR Community Chorus does not fulfill voice scholarship requirements for participation in a major ensemble.

Contact Dr. Bevan Keating (btkeating@ualr.edu; 501-569-3499) or Dr. Karen Kuralt (kmkuralt@ualr.edu; 501-569-8334) for additional information.

Updated 3.16.2014