The Georgetown University Chapel Choir
The University Chapel Choir on Pilgrimage to Italy, May 2011
The University Chapel Choir is the premier liturgical choral ensemble on campus and sings weekly during the academic term for the Sunday 9:30pm Mass in Dahlgren Chapel. Its represents all members of the university - students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
Since its founding in 2001, the Georgetown University Chapel Choir has established its reputation for providing excellence in sacred music both on campus and off. Two of the choir's yearly traditions include hosting the Festival Service of Lessons and Carols for Advent at Georgetown's historic Holy Trinity Church and offering music for Mass at the Cathedral of Saint Matthew the Apostle, Washington DC. In addition, the Georgetown University Chapel Choir undertook its first choral pilgrimage to Italy in May, 2011.
The choir sings an eclectic variety of SATB choral music and membership is offered to all who are associated with the university, including students, alumni, staff, faculty and members of religious communities. Rehearsals are held on Thursdays in Dahlgren Chapel from 7:15-8:50pm during the academic year.
Students have the option of taking Chapel Choir for credit through the Department of Performing Arts. MUSC 100-31
Jim Wickman, Director of Liturgy and Music