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Community Choirs in Ohio

Ohio is home to a great variety of community choirs that enrich the participants and communities in the choral art.

Contact the Ohio community choir repertoire and standards chair to post a link to your own community choir on this page, or if you have any questions about community choirs in Ohio.

Note: OCDA does not guarantee the accuracy or validity of any external website links that are located on its website.

Amherst Community Chorus


Amherst Community Chorus

A choir of 90 singers from 3 counties.
Directors: Steve and Simone Gall
Contact simonegall51@aol.com / 440-988-7396

Ashtabula County Choral Music Society


Ashtabula County Choral Music Society

The Ashtabula County Choral Music Society, founded in 1989, grew out of the longstanding Messiah Chorus and has a mission to present quality performances of significant choral works for Ashtabula County audiences, while providing singers educational and musical experiences.  The Society has grown to include three choirs and has produced over one hundred choral music events and participated in many more.

Director - Kathleen Milford
Director is a member of ACDA

Capriccio Columbus

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CAPRICCIO COLUMBUS

Capriccio Columbus is an adult choir of 75 accomplished vocalists, delighting audiences with a vast array of music sung in beautiful, acoustically rich venues. Whether your taste runs toward classics, jazz, sacred works or the Great American Songbook, a Capriccio Columbus concert will remind you why you love music. Founded in 2007, Capriccio has presented its own full seasons and performed in collaboration with the Mansfield Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, the Central Ohio Symphony, and the Ohio State University Orchestra, Chorale and Symphonic Choir.

www.capricciocolumbus.org
Artistic Director: Larry Griffin
Director is a member of ACDA

Columbus Chamber Singers


Columbus Chamber Singers, Columbus
 A small, all volunteer, mixed chorus, performing a varied repertoire of classical, sacred, secular and popular music.  Season usually consists of formal concerts that are free to the public, along with community service engagements at public libraries and retirement homes.

Director:  Anne Todt

The Columbus Symphony Chorus


The Columbus Symphony Chorus

The Columbus Symphony Chorus, founded in 1961, performs major works from Bach to Mahler and beyond. Past performances have included the requiems of Brahms, Verdi, Fauré, Mozart, and Duruflé; the Bach B Minor Mass; Mozart’s Grand Mass in C Minor and Coronation Mass; Haydn’s Lord Nelson and Harmonie Mass; works by Rossini, Orff, Poulenc, Stravinsky, Walton, Britten, Prokofiev, and Augusta Read Thomas; and concert performances of operas.  For information on auditions, please see the chorus website.

Director: Ronald J. Jenkins
Director is a member of ACDA

The Columbus Women's Chorus


The Columbus Women's Chorus, Columbus
CWC is a feminist chorus that celebrates life through the power of music.  We perform music created and inspired by the lives and experiences of women from all walks of life.

Directors: Jennifer Bell and Sheena Phillips
Email: info[at]cwchorus.org
Both directors are members of ACDA

A Chorus for a Cause

A Chorus For A Cause

www.achorusforacause.org
Director:  Christine Allison 
Director is a member of ACDA

Duffy Liturgical Dance Ensemble


Duffy Liturgical Dance Ensemble

An intergenerational company of singers and dancers whose mission is to  preserve, through research and performance, The American Negro Spiritual.  The group has been in existence for 25 years and has performed throughout the US and overseas.
Director:  Edna Duffy

Lima Symphony Orchestra Chorus

Lima Symphony Orchestra Chorus

Auditioned chorus that performs regularly with the Lima Symphony Orchestra.
Director:  Mark Munson

Director is a member of ACDA

The Lourdes College Chorus & The Good Company Ensemble


The Lourdes College Chorus & The Good Company Ensemble, Toledo area
Two choruses based at Lourdes College, both open to community as well as college members.  Good Company is an auditioned subgroup of the Lourdes College Chorus.

Director: Karen Thornton Biscay
Director is a member of ACDA

The Magpie Consort


The Magpie Consort, Columbus
A group of 20 mixed voices based in Columbus, Ohio, with wide-ranging repertoire, from medieval motets to Chinese folk songs.  

Director: Sheena Phillips
Director is a member of ACDA

Masterworks Chorale

Masterworks Chorale, Toledo

Director: Donna Wipfli
Director is a member of ACDA

MUSE - Cincinnati's Women's Choir


MUSE - Cincinnati's Women's Choir, Cincinnati

MUSE is a women's choir dedicated to musical excellence and social change. In keeping with our belief that diversity is strength, we are feminist women of varied ages, races, and ethnicities with a range of musical abilities, political interests, and life experiences.
Artistic Director: Dr. Catherine Roma
Director is a member of ACDA

Teutonia Damenchor of Toledo


Teutonia Damenchor of Toledo
The Teutonia Damenchor was founded in 1969.

Director -- currently vacant. Contact email

Teutonia Männerchor of Toledo


Teutonia Männerchor of Toledo
The Teutonia Männerchor was founded in 1867 as a German male chorus, and is the oldest continuing performing arts group in the Toledo area.

Director -- currently vacant. Contact email

University Choral Society of Bowling Green State University


University Choral Society of Bowling Green State University

Symphonic chorus of university students, faculty, staff, and community singers

Director:  Mark Munson
Director is a member of ACDA

Voices of Canton Inc. (VOCI)


Voices of Canton Inc. (VOCI), Canton
VOCI includes choruses for adults, youth, and children, and also a handbell choir.

Artistic Director:  Loren C. Veigel
Director is a member of ACDA

Voices of Solon

Voices of Solon

Voices of Solon offers an exciting opportunity for all who love to sing! This community chorus performs a diverse, secular repertoire and features works ranging from Renaissance madrigals to classical masterworks to contemporary jazz. If you are looking for a fun and rewarding musical experience, join Voices of Solon! No audition is required, and singers of all skill levels are encouraged to join. Please call SCA at (440) 337-1400 for more information.

The West Shore Chorale


The West Shore Chorale

The West Shore Chorale is a non-profit arts organization that presents a wide selection of repertoire in high accessible venues.
Director: John Drotleff   216-375-0342
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