Sing with us!
The School of Music & Dance believe singing is a life-long adventure and we want you singing throughout your collegiate career. Our goal is to provide a wide variety of ensemble experiences that will broaden and deepen your perspective. Music and singing are experiences for everyone. All are welcome regardless of past singing major.
To provide opportunities for students which will lead to a lifelong passion for artistry in choral music.
At Eastern Michigan University we seek to help twenty-first century musicians connect with composers, past and present. We believe that helping students gain artistic skills that lead to a lifetime of appreciation and understanding will enrich their lives, regardless of their selected field of study. To put it another way...We believe that music can change the lives of those who dedicate themselves to its detailed study.
Eastern Michigan University has a thriving vocal music program and we would love to help you enroll in any of the below possibilities.
- Music Minor
- BM Music Education
- BM Vocal Performance
- BA Music (choral leadership track)
- Undergraduate Music Honors Track
- MM Music Conducting
- MM Music, Vocal Performance
The M.M. degree in Conducting at EMU is geared towards students who are curious, eager to learn, hardworking, and passionate about developing their craft.
Every graduate student has slightly different aspiration and we will tailor the graduate school experience to what each student needs. Each M.M. Conducting student has a tailored degree path to increase success post-masters study.
Students will gain experiences on the podium that are not common in other conducting programs.
Visit our MM Conducting Information Page
Collaboration is at the heart of what we do! Each year the Eastern Michigan Choral program invites the nation's finest conductors and composers to work with our students. In recent years, EMU students have worked with Jake Runestad, Dr. Bruce Chamberlain, Dr. Jerry Blackstone, Stacey Gibbs, Dr. Kevin Fenton, Dr. Daniel Bara, Dr. Lee Nelson, Dr. Kristina MacMullen and many others.
We have a very active American Choral Directors Association and National Federation for Music Education on campus to help students connect to their future professional colleagues. In addition, each year the EMU choral students host Michigan School Vocal Music Association festival helping students connect and interact with this critical state organization.
The internationally acclaimed Eastern Michigan University Choir is an auditioned ensemble comprised of students from across the university.
EMU Voices is a sophisticated performing ensemble open to treble voices. It is dedicated to performing diverse choral music at the highest level possible.
Formerly called EMU Vision, this new ensemble is for EMU non-major students & community members who want to sing for pleasure. This ensemble is not offered every semster so please check the catalog to see if it is offered next semester. This ensemble is open to all voice type without audition. This ensemble does not satisfy requirements for music majors or minors.
The EMU Opera program aids students in building skills in performance. Opera Workshop is open and available to all EMU students. This ensemble does not satisfy requirements for music majors or minors.
T, TH 1:00-2:50
Measure for Measure is a community choral ensemble open to all EMU tenor and bass voices. Students who desire an intergenerational musical community and off-campus experiences enjoy this ensemble. This ensemble does not satisfy requirements for music majors or minors.
Sunday 6:30-9:00 PM
St. Luke's Church
4205 Washtenaw Ave