Allen College Chorus
In-person rehearsals are returning during the fall 2021 semester! Join us on Tuesday evenings, 5:15 - 6:15 p.m., in McBride Auditorium in Gerard Hall.
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 Beth.Schellhorn@allencollege.edu or (319) 226-2014.
Allen College Chorus Members
The Allen College Chorus is comprised of students and faculty
of Allen College; alumni; Allen Hospital associates; current and former members of the
Allen Hospital, Allen College, and Allen Foundation governing boards, and friends of Allen.
Family members of these members are also welcome to join the Allen
Allen College Chorus Director and Accompanist
Chorus Director: Dr. Maria Hagan
Piano Accompanist: 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 President.
The Allen College Chorus typically has over 30 members.
Rehearsals are in the McBride Auditorium on the Allen College Campus on Tuesday from 5:15 - 6:15 p.m.
The majority of the music will be from contemporary and
traditional music canon, including spiritual music, contemporary music,
jazz, and music from various cultures.