The Choral Ensembles at Pitt-Johnstown include the Concert Choir, Chamber Choir, and Women’s Chorus.
The Pitt-Johnstown Concert Choir is an auditioned group of singers that performs a wide variety of choral literature from all historical periods. The group performs a cappella pieces as well as pieces accompanied by a variety of instruments. Repertoire for the choir includes motets, madrigals, folk and part songs, occasional pop arrangements and spirituals. For a more detailed view of the choir's repertoire, please check the sample repertoire page.
The Pitt-Johnstown Concert Choir performs at least once per semester in concerts both on the Pitt-Johnstown campus and off-campus. The choir recently has performed in Altoona, Latrobe, and Pittsburgh and travels to area nursing homes in the fall to perform holiday carols for the residents. The Pitt-Johnstown Concert Choir has also performed in concerts with the Blair Concert Chorale, the Penn State University Choir and the River City Brass Band.
The Pitt-Johnstown Concert Choir rehearses Mondays and Wednesdays from 3 p.m.-4:20 p.m. Singers of all skill levels are encouraged to audition for the choir. Auditions for the choir are at the start of every semester. For more information about the Concert Choir and audition times, check the audition page or contact Prof. Webb via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Pitt-Johnstown Chamber Choir is a smaller group made up of singers from the larger Concert Choir. The Chamber Choir performs more intimate and complex material. Recently, the Chamber Choir has sung with the River City Brass and the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra. Rehearsals for Chamber Choir are Fridays from 3-4:20pm.