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The College Choir is a large choral ensemble open by audition to all students. With programs featuring a variety of choral literature, the choir performs on campus throughout the academic year, in addition to two principal activities: the Holiday Dinner in December and the annual concert tour in the spring. Recent tour destinations have included the Southeastern United States, Northern California, Hawaii, New Orleans and Mexico.
Vocé is a select group of voices chosen from the College Choir, with a repertoire that includes vocal jazz and popular music. Performances include community programs, service clubs, and featured pieces with the College Choir.
The Chamber Music Ensembles provide students with the preparation and performance of small group/chamber music. Emphasis is placed upon high degree of musicianship and fine ensemble playing. Areas of concentration include the study of musical styles, phrasing, balance and blending techniques, intonation, rehearsal techniques, and performance. Groups ranging in size from 2 to 30 members are formed for this purpose. Performances are regularly scheduled within the department's seasonal calendar.
Teresa LeVelle, Danilo Lozano, David Muller, Directors
The Rio Hondo Symphony is a regional, semi-professional community orchestra for the advanced student; membership is gained through audition only.
Chorale Bel Canto is a community masterworks chorale of 80 voices, which performs large choral works with orchestra. Audition is required and open to faculty, staff, and students.