Tuesday, June 8
The Chorus would like to thank and recognize its donors from the 2009-2010 Season.
Donating to the Chorus is easy with our new online donation capabilites! Click here to donate.
The Chorus recently launched its new and improved website-www.cuchorus.com! In the next few weeks we will be updating our merchandise page and concert schedule, so make sure to check back soon! In the mean time, why not connect with old friends and listen to some of our latest concert recordings?
Congratulations to our graduating seniors and exchange students! You will be missed next year! Click to view the list of 2010 Chorus graduates.
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This past March, the Cornell University Chorus went on tour to the Mid Atlantic United States over Cornell’s spring break period. The states we visited included Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina with concerts in Fredericksburg, Richmond and Blacksburg, VA, Raleigh and Cary, NC, and Charleston, SC. As a freshman to Cornell this year and newbie to the chorus, going on tour was the perfect opportunity for me to improve my skills as a choral singer as well as bond with such an amazing group of talented girls... continue to full article
In April a group of Chorus women traveled to Bridges Nursing Home in Cornell Heights to perform a short repertoire including many of our tour pieces and Cornell songs. We were able to not only perform for the residents but talk with them about their time at Cornell...continue to full article
This spring, the Chorus and Glee Club collaborated to prepare two unique and successful concerts. The Chorus and Glee Club performed the unusual work Tag Des Jahrs, by Kaija Saariaho, to an appreciative audience on March 6, 2010 in Cornell’s Sage Chapel. On April 24, 2010, the Chorus and Glee Club performed Brahms’ Schicksalslied with the Cayuga Chamber Orchestra at Ithaca College...continue to full article
The beginning of spring semester was a frightening time for After Eight. We had to temporarily part with four members of our group who were studying abroad for the semester, and we were very uncertain how we could make it through the semester without their animated personalities, much less the support of their beautiful voices. Under the leadership of Musical Director Tiffani Burgess, however, After Eight has grown immensely this semester, both musically and personally...continue to full article
Exchange student Camille Pereda shares her experiences with the Chorus. "I finally got in, and I still did not realize how being part of this group was going to change my life at Cornell – I mean, how it was going to MAKE my life at Cornell, since I was just arrived and was completely building everything as a fresh exchange student from France"...continue to full article
As my freshman year at Cornell draws to a close, I can remember the scared girl who showed up in August, overwhelmed by the amount of people and the breadth of activities and unsure of everything from where she wanted to eat dinner to what classes to sign up for. Fortunately, I no longer recognize myself in her. Looking back at the progression from terrified new student to confident member of the Cornell community, I see that joining the Chorus was, for me, the defining moment in finding my identity at Cornell...continue to full article
Senior Marguerite Shaffer reflects on how the Chorus defined her Cornell experience and her life. " No one can describe with words those intimate moments when the Chorus is perfectly in tune with one another harmonically and emotionally. It’s those times that I will always cherish and appreciate"...continue to full article