University Choir

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Conductor: Timothy Westerhaus

The Gonzaga University choir is a select, mixed ensemble of 54 voices that is rooted in the Jesuit, Catholic, and humanistic traditions. It performs a wide variety of sacred and secular repertoire from the Medieval to Modern historical periods and from diverse cultures. Choral literature includes unaccompanied works as well as works with professional orchestra.

The University Choir performs for audiences throughout the Pacific Northwest. The Choir performs in Spokane on campus in the beautiful St. Aloysius Church and downtown at the Fox Theater. It also performs frequent regional tours, including the Seattle and Portland area. The fall 2010 Seattle tour included performances at the downtown Daniels Recital Hall and St. James Cathedral.

Concert traditions include the Fall Family Weekend Concert in October, the Candlelight Christmas Concerts, and the spring masterworks concert with professional orchestra.

Membership by audition is open to all Gonzaga students, regardless of major or class standing. For audition or upcoming performance information, contact the conductor, Timothy Westerhaus.

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Timothy Westerhaus
Director of Choral Activities
Music Department
502 E. Boone Avenue
Spokane, WA 99258-0079
Phone: (509) 313-6737
(800) 986-9585, ext. 6737