Course Description

This mixed group performs a wide ranging classical repertoire, from plainchant through to the twentieth century. The choir appears in concert in the Performing Arts Center once each semester, and the group sometimes tours. Besides performances at Carnegie Hall and on radio and television at home and abroad, the group has sung with the Elgin Symphony, the Chicago String Ensemble, the Harper Symphony Orchestra and the International Festival of Choirs in Sienna and Florence, Italy. The group has also performed in Austria, the Czech Republic, England, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Scotland and Wales. Harper's Concert Choir appeared in the culminating concert of the 2008 Summer Olympics Fine Arts Festival in Beijing and Shanghai, China prior to the 2008 Olympic Games.

Applicants may audition with a prepared piece of their choosing.

Memorization is not necessary.

To schedule an audition appointment, contact Professor Tim Filliman at 847.925.6566 or by email to tfillima@harpercollege.edu.


The choir and its members regularly participate in American Choral Directors Association festivals, honor/demonstration choirs, and clinics at the state, division and national levels. Concert choir is open to Harper students as well as members of the community.

If you're a first time student seeking to take private lessons, please click here and fill out the First Time Student Form. You'll hear from us within 24 hours.

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The Concert Choir course is not currently open for enrollment, but we can arrange for any number of private lessons you would like which will enable you to start anytime; click here for more information or contact us at cmac@harpercollege.edu. If you’re a new student wanting to register for private lessons click here to fill out the new student form.

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