Senior Concert: Saturday, April 20, 2013 @ 5pm in Buckley Recital Hall, The Arms Music Center
The Amherst College Glee Club’s final concert of the year is free and open to public. It will include a variety of sacred and secular music, songs of other nations and spirituals, such as pieces by William Dawson, Robert Shaw, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Marshall Bartholomew and many others. The concert will conclude with the traditional “Senior Song” by James S. Hamilton (Class of 1906) and the passing of the historic senior chalice. The full program is as follows:
  1. “The Battle of Jericho, arr. by Marshall Bartholomew
  2. Aj, Lúčka, Lúčka Široka, arr. by Marshall Bartholomew
  3. Down Among the Dead Men, arr. by Ralph Vaughan Williams
  4. Aura Lee, George R. Poulton, arr. by Ralph Hunter, Alice Parker, and Robert Shaw
  5. “Ue o muite aruko, Hachidai Nakamura 
  6. “Ain’t Got Time To Die, arr. by J. David Jackson ’80E 
  7. Paige’s Horse, arr. by William P. Bigelow, class of 1889
  8. Vive L’Amour, arr. by Alice Parker and Robert Shaw
  9. When the Love Comes Twinklin’ Down, based on the singing of the Belmont Silvertone Jubilee Singers, as taught by the Washed Up Beulah Band, as taught by Mollie Stone ’01
  10. Kalinka,” arranged by Bruce McInnes 
  11. “Nginesi Ponono,” Traditional Zulu song, as taught by Mollie Stone ’01 
  12. Soon Ah Will Be Done,” arr. by William Dawson
  13. Senior Song,” James S. Hamilton, class of 1906

Haydn's Lord Nelson Mass: Saturday, March 2, 2013 @ 8pm in Buckley Recital Hall, The Arms Music Center
The Amherst College Glee Club will be performing Franz Josef Haydn's 1798 masterpiece, the “Lord Nelson Mass” in its annual collaboration with the Amherst College Choral Society and the Amherst College Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 8pm in Buckley Recital Hall,
The Arms Music Center. Tickets are $10 for general admission, $5 for senior citizens and children, and FREE for Five College students who bring an ID to the concert. More event details available here.



Vespers: Sunday, December 2, 2012 @ 4pm & 7:30pm in Johnson Chapel
The Amherst College Glee Club will be performing with the Amherst College Choral Society in its annual Vespers concert in two shows at 4pm and 7:30pm. Admission is free. Further details in the Amherst College Event Calendar: 4pm, 7:30pm. The Glee Club will perform:
  1. Once in Royal David's City, Henry John Gauntlett, words by Cecil Frances Alexander
  2. Ríu Ríu Chíu, transcribed by Nina Gilbert
  3. Go Tell It On the Mountain, text adapted by John Wesley Work
  4. I Saw Three Ships, arr. by Edwin Fissinger
  5. Angels We Have Heard on High, arr. by Edward Shippen Barnes
  6. Hallelujah Chorus, George Frideric Handel

Homecoming Weekend Concert:
Saturday, November 10, 2012 @ 9:30pm in Buckley Recital Hall, The Arms Music Center
The Amherst College Glee Club will be performing with the Amherst College Choral Society in its annual Homecoming Weekend concert. Tickets are available for $10 for general admission and $5 for children and senior citizens. Five College students' tickets are free. Email mchernin@amherst.edu or call (413) 542-2484 to reserve tickets. Full details available in the Amherst College Event Calendar. The Glee Club will perform:
  1. “La Banda”, harm. by Antonio Pedrotti, Luigi Pigarello
  2. “Lonesome Road”, James Taylor, arr. by King's Singers, J. Pepper, C. Tess
  3. “Song of Peace”, Vincent Persichetti
  4. “Set Down Servant!”, arr. by Robert Shaw

Family Weekend Concert:
Saturday, October 27, 2012 @ 12pm in Buckley Recital Hall, The Arms Music Center

The Amherst College Glee Club will be performing with the Amherst College Choral Society in its annual Family Weekend concert. Tickets are available for $10 for general admission and $5 for children and senior citizens. Five College students' tickets are free. Email mchernin@amherst.edu or call (413) 542-2484 to reserve tickets. Full details available in the Amherst College Event Calendar. The Clee club will perform:
  1. “La Banda”, harm. by Antonio Pedrotti, Luigi Pigarello
  2. “Which Is the Properest Day to Drink?”, Thomas Arne
  3. “Lonesome Road”, James Taylor, arr. by King's Singers, J. Pepper, C. Tess
  4. “Song of Peace”, Vincent Persichetti
  5. “Set Down Servant!”, arr. by Robert Shaw

Festival:
Sunday, October 21, 2012 @ 2pm on Valentine Quadrangle
The Amherst College Glee Club will be performing in an afternoon hosted by President Biddy Martin. The festival is open to all Amherst College students. The Club's repertoire will include:
  1. “La Banda”, harm. by Antonio Pedrotti, Luigi Pigarello
  2. “Which Is the Properest Day to Drink?”, Thomas Arne

Autumn Leaves:
Friday, October 19, 2012 @ 5pm in Merrill 1
The Amherst College Glee Club's annual “Autumn Leaves” concert is free and open to public. The repertoire will include:
  1. “Which Is the Properest Day to Drink?”, Thomas Arne
  2. “La Banda”, harm. by Antonio Pedrotti, Luigi Pigarello
  3. “Miagete Goran Yoru no Hoshi o”
  4. “Po' Ol' Lazarus”
  5. “Amo Amas, I Love a Lass”, arr. by Marshall Bartholomew
  6. “Lonesome Road”, James Taylor, arr by. King's Singers, J. Pepper, C. Tess
  7. “Let Me Ride the Chariot”, based on an arrangement by the Wingman Quartet & Luke Hoffman
Watch us sing and stay afterwards for Antonio's pizza and hot chocolate in Merrill Science Center!

Convocation
: Monday, September 3, 2012 @ 7:30pm in Johnson Chapel
See the Glee Club and the Amherst College Choral Society perform in the annual Opening Convocation Ceremony. The performance will include:
  1. “Three Gifts”
  2. “Hymn to Amherst”, as composed in key of D by Henry G. Mishkin to lyrics of Janet B. Morgan

Vespers: Sunday, December 4, 2011 @ 4pm and 7:30pm in Johnson Chapel
See Glee Club and The Amherst College Choral Society perform in two shows for evening prayer service. Glee Club will sing:
  1. “Shchédrïk” (English Version), M. Leontovich
  2. “Cantate Domino”, Hans Leo Hassler
  3. “Hallelujah!”, George Frideric Handel

Choral Society Family Weekend Concert: Saturday, November 5, 2011 @ 12pm in Buckley Recital Hall, The Arms Music Center
See Glee Club perform for Family Weekend with other singing groups of Choral Society. Along with college songs sung with Amherst College choral society, alumni and friends, Glee Club will perform:
  1. “Which Is the Properest Day to Drink?”, Thomas Arne
  2. “Cheer for Old Amherst”
  3. “Aura Lee”
  4. “Manly Men”

Choral Society Homecoming Concert: Saturday, October 22, 2011 @ 7:30pm in Buckley Recital Hall, The Arms Music Center
See Glee Club perform in the annual Amherst College Choral Society Homecoming Weekend Concert along with Concert Choir and Women's Chorus. Glee Club will perform:
  1. “Come and Sing”
  2. “Cheer for Old Amherst”
  3. “Aura Lee”
  4. “Which Is the Properest Day to Drink?”, Thomas Arne
  5. “Hand Me Down My Bonnet”, arr. by N. P. Foster 1906
  6. “Three Gifts”
  7. “Lord Jeffery Amherst”, James Shelley Hamilton 1906
Admission is free for Five College students, $10 for General Public, $5 for Seniors/Students/Children under 5.

Inauguration performance
: Sunday, October 16, 2011 @ 10am on War Memorial
Glee Club will be performing National Anthem, “Three Gifts” and “A Hymn to Amherst” with Women's Chorus and Concert Choir as part of inauguration ceremony of President Carolyn “Biddy” Martin.

Autumn Leaves Concert: Friday, October 14, 2011 @ 5pm in Merrill 1
Glee Club's annual “Autumn Leaves” concert is free and open to public. The repertoire will include “Go Chain de Lion Down”, “Izatate Ikusabito Yo”, “Po' Ol' Lazarus” and many other songs, including new ones! Come for the singing, stay afterwards for the Antonio's together at Merrill Beach!

Choral Society Auditions:  Saturday, September 3, 2011 - Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Come down to room 3 of Arms Music Center and sign up to audition!  The process is stress-free and shouldn't take any more than 5 minutes.  No preparation needed.  We'd love to have you!

College Song Workshop:  Wednesday, August 31, 2011 @ 3:30pm in Arms Music Center, Room 3
Amherst wasn't nicknamed the singing college” for nothin'!  Come learn traditional College Songs with the Choral Society, then dazzle alumni when they come back for Homecoming Weekend.  We will learn four to five songs.  All are welcome; no prior singing experience necessary.

Amherst Musical Showcase:  Sunday, August 28, 2011 @ 7pm
Come and see Amherst's myriad musical groups perform for the Freshmen at Buckley Recital Hall! Featuring the Glee Club, Concert ChoirWomen's ChorusMadrigal SingersJazz Ensemble, and more.