Choral and Vocal Ensembles - Coastal Carolina University
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Choral And Vocal Ensembles

Concert Choir

Director: Tim Koch

The CCU Concert Choir is a large vocal ensemble made up of a diverse group of students, majoring in a variety of different fields, who come to CCU from all over the country and abroad.  This group is dedicated to the development of vocal, notational, and interpretive skills in a fun, supportive environment, with the goal of building better musicians with knowledge and experience in a wide variety of musical styles.  Concert Choir studies and performs music from all over the world, as well as American jazz and contemporary/popular music, often with other musical ensembles from the university and the Grand Strand community. Take a stress break from your academic courses and join Concert Choir. You’re going to love it!

 concert choir performance

Opera Workshop

Director: David Bankston

Each semester, Coastal Carolina University Opera Workshop presents public performances of opera, cutting-edge musical theatre and operetta.  Singers and actors have the opportunity to perform interesting and exciting repertoire while developing facility with spoken dialogue, appropriate singing styles and stage movement.  The goal of Opera Workshop is to equip beginning and intermediate singer-actors with the diverse skills needed by American singers in the 21st century.

The Acoustic Songbook

Director: David Bankston

Acoustic Songbook is an ensemble that specializes in performing popular songs with small groups of singers and instrumentalists in an unplugged format. Performances feature the genres of pop, Americana, jazz, country, folk music, gospel, singer songwriters, British popular genres and Latin American and Brazilian music.