Allen College Chorus
About the Allen College Chorus
The Allen College Chorus began rehearsals in the spring 2009 semester. Since that semester the Chorus has
performed at Holiday concerts in December and spring concerts in April
or May. In addition, the Chorus has also performed at commencement
ceremonies and other special events of Allen College. The concerts are held in McBride Auditorium of Gerard Hall on the Allen College Campus. To join the chorus please contact Joanna Ramsden Meier at (319) 226-2004 or Joanna.RamsdenMeier@allencollege.edu.
Allen College Chorus Members
The Allen College Chorus is comprised of students and faculty
of Allen College; alumni; Allen Hospital associates; and members of the
Allen Hospital, Allen College, and Allen Foundation governing boards.
Family members of these members are also welcome to join the Allen
During the fall and spring academic semesters, the Chorus rehearses
for one hour on Tuesday evenings, starting at 5:15 p.m. except during the
fall and spring breaks.
Allen College Chorus Director and Accompanist
The chorus is directed by Ms. Jo Capoccioni.
The piano accompanist is Ms. Patti Weiss.
Allen College offers chorus scholarships to incoming and currently
enrolled students who have experience as a chorus member and who agree
to participate in chorus activities.
All Allen College
students are provided information about these scholarships each year via
e-mail messages from the assistant to the chancellor.
In the spring and fall of 2016, the Allen College Chorus had over 30 members.
rehearse Tuesday evenings at 5:15 during the fall and spring semesters
for one hour. There are no rehearsals during fall and spring breaks.
Rehearsals are in the McBride Auditorium of Gerard Hall on the Allen
- When and where does the Allen College Chorus rehearse?
- What kind of music does the Allen College Chorus perform?
The majority of the music will be from contemporary and
traditional music canon, including spiritual music, contemporary music,
jazz, and music from various cultures.