Music - Choral Ensemble

Concert Chorale

Concert Chorale is a mixed ensemble at Benedictine College, and is made up for 80 singers from all across the College Community. These singers represent a variety of musical backgrounds and academic disciplines.  It performs representative choral literature of all styles and periods. Traditionally, they perform a pops concert in the fall, a festival of lessons and carols in the winter, and a requiem in the spring. It is conducted by Professor Timothy Tharaldson.


Chamber Singers

The Chamber Singers is a highly select mixed choral ensemble at Benedictine College.  It is a small choral group open to students only by audition.  While the majority of singers are music majors, there are a number of other academic disciplines represented in this group.  The Chamber Singers perform a wide variety of choral literature from Renaissance to 21st Century.  They perform at numerous functions including the Baccalaureate Mass. It is conducted by Professor Timothy Tharaldson.


Women's Ensemble

Women's Ensemble is a non auditioned ensemble, composed of over 50 of the school's most talented female voices.  They perform a wide variety of exciting choral literature specifically composed for female choral ensembles.  The Women's Ensemble performs both on and off campus.  It is conducted by Professor Timothy Tharaldson.


Liturgical Choir

The Liturgical Choir is an ensemble of twelve to thirty singers devoted to performing sacred music of all eras at masses and selected liturgies on campus and in the community throughout the academic year. Admission is granted by audition. It is conducted by Dr. Lara West.


BC Ravens Men’s Choir

The Ravens Men’s Choir is a non-audition ensemble that is open to all male students at Benedictine. The Men’s Choir performs music from all genres written specifically for the male voice. This group has performances on and off campus. It is conducted by Professor Timothy Tharaldson.


Opera Workshop

Opera Workshop is offered in the spring semester and is an opportunity for students to participate in either a portion of a larger opera or an operetta. It is a good way to experience classic opera literature in a performance setting. Admittance by audition.



Choral Media

Benedictine College Concert Chorale 

Benedictine College Chamber Singers

BC A Cappella