Special Events

Holiday dinner

The major emphasis of the fall semester and a very meaningful event to students, faculty, and the community is the Annual Holiday Dinner performances. The dinner is one of the students’ greatest accomplishments as they serve and entertain over 1,600 patrons during the course of four performances in early December. All proceeds from this special event are used to fund scholarships and travel for students pursuing undergraduate degrees in choral music education and vocal performance. [read more]

Jazz Madrigal Festival

The annual Northern Arizona University Vocal Jazz Madrigal Festival, one of the largest festivals of its kind in the Southwestern United States, features special guest clinicians and over 140 high school ensembles from Arizona and nearby states. The two-day festival includes a host concert in which choirs from NAU and professional groups of national and international stature appear. [read more]

Shrine of the Ages/University Chorale Reunion

This summer, NAU Choral Studies will host an alumni reunion for the Shrine of the Ages Choir/University Chorale on July 29-July 31, 2016. Save the dates, come sing with us, and reconnect with fellow choral alums! Past and present conductors Jo-Michael Scheibe and Edith Copley will lead rehearsals of music sung during their years on campus. [read more]