University Choir is a large-scale Choral Society, which is open to students and staff of BU and AUB and to members of the local community. There are no auditions and all are very welcome. We rehearse and perform major works from the choral repertoire with orchestra and have the following concerts planned for our 2023/2024 season:
Wednesday 1 November, Monteverdi’s Beatus vir and Mozart’s Solemn Vespers in Christchurch Priory
Sunday 10 December, Finzi’s In terra pax, Britten’s Ceremony of Carols and Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on Christmas Carols in St. Ambrose Church, Westbourne.
Saturday 17 February, Beethoven’s Mass in C in Christchurch Priory
Saturday 18 May, Monteverdi’s Vespers in St Ambrose Church, Westbourne.
Rehearsals: Thursdays, 7pm - 9pm, starting from Thursday 14 September 2023.
Our student Chamber Choir has gathered an enviable reputation and offers singers with some experience and sight-reading ability the chance to rehearse and perform challenging repertoire from the Renaissance to the present day. We regularly sing in prestigious venues such as Salisbury and Winchester Cathedrals, Christchurch Priory, Wimborne Minster and St. Peter’s Church, Bournemouth, as well as on our own campuses.
Rehearsals: Wednesdays, 5pm - 6.30pm, starting from Wednesday 27 September 2023
Venue: Student Hall, Talbot House, Talbot Campus
Annual subscription: Free to all BU and AUB students. Ample free, floodlit parking directly outside the rehearsal venue.
For further information and details of how to join us please email [email protected].
Our contemporary choir is open to AUB and BU students and staff. No previous experience is required, and you do not need to be able to read music.
Rehearsals: Wednesdays, 1.10pm – 1.45pm, starting from Wednesday 27 September 2023