Department of Music - College of Liberal Arts - Texas A&M University Corpus Christi

TAMUCC Chamber Choir: Camerata Isla (MUEN 1153)

The select chamber choir of the Island University performs advanced choral literature suitable for smaller ensembles. This ensemble shares concerts with the University Singers in the fall and spring semesters and travels throughout the region to perform for high schools and civic organizations. Camerata Isla rehearses Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 12:00-12:50 p.m. and is conducted by Dr. Ross C. Bernhardt. Please contact Dr. Bernhardt for additional information regarding auditions.

University Singers (MUEN 1151)

The University Singers perform choral literature ranging from Renaissance motets to spirituals and contemporary avant-grade compositions. Performances presented by the 60-voice mixed ensemble include fall and spring concerts in the Performing Arts Center (PAC) as well as community appearances and occasional collaborative performances with the Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra. Open to all TAMUCC students, the ensemble rehearses Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:300-4:45 pm and is conducted by Dr. Ross C. Bernhardt. Please contact Dr. Bernhardt for additional information.

Corpus Christi Chorale (MUEN 1143)

The Corpus Christi Chorale is an auditioned community chorus affiliated with Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi that welcomes adults and college/university students within its ranks. The 90 voice mixed ensemble performs choral/orchestral masterworks as well as standards from the a cappella choral repertoire. The Chorale often collaborates with the Corpus Christi Symphony as well as other Coastal Bend choral ensembles. Conducted by Ms. Arlene Long, the ensemble rehearses Tuesday evenings from 7:30-9:30 pm. For additional information, please contact Ms. Long.

Opera Workshop (MUEN 1157)

The Opera Workshop presents one or two evening performances each semester, ranging from fully-staged operas or Broadway standards to concert versions of excerpts and scenes. Open to all TAMUCC Students, the ensemble rehearses Mondays and Wednesdays from 1:00-1:50 pm and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30-1:45 pm. Please contact the director, Dr. Hope Thacker, for additional information about auditions and joining Opera Workshop.