Department of Music

Florida A&M University Concert Choir

Mark Butler - Director

 

 

 

THE FLORIDA A&M UNIVERSITY CONCERT CHOIR

Bio


The FAMU Concert Choir - very well known for the versatility of their various singing styles.  Their diverse repertoire spans the choral genres of classical, jazz, contemporary, spiritual, gospel, and multicultural styles.  The Concert Choir consists of some of the most talented students on the campus of FAMU.   These humble yet gifted students come together as Music majors and Non-Music majors to prepare musical events such as Annual Fall, Holiday and Spring Concerts as well as other invitations and tour performances.  Recent tours include Washington D.C., Virginia, and Georgia.  Most recently, October 2018 the FAMU Concert Choir was featured as the exhibition choral ensemble at the Florida ACDA.

In March of 2017 the FAMU Concert Choir gave a command performance of Verdi's Requiem along with the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra and in March 2019 the FAMU Concert Choir will be featured with the Morehouse Glee Club and the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra in a performance of Beethoven's 9th symphony.

Members of the Concert Choir have performed at the prestigious world renowned Carnegie Hall in New York City.  FAMU vocal and choral students are also performing major cast roles in Musicals and Opera Productions.

The choir remains visible and busy by hosting and presenting various student events and choral activities within their campus, community and surrounding areas.

A few other past performances includes the Unity Concert with Dr. Andre Thomas and the Tallahassee Community Chorus and Handel's Messiah with the Pensacola - Pedido Symphony Orchestra.  Other past performances also include singing in the Annual Holiday Magic Concert with Broadway vocalist Sal Viviano and the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra.  The annual William Dawson Commemorative Concert Festival at Tuskegee University.  A collaborative recording project with hip hop artist "T" pain and a command performance with the legendary world renowned Female vocal group, "Sweet Honey in the Rock". 

Contact Info

1660 Pinder Ave.
206 Foster Tanner Music Bldg.
Tallahassee, Florida 32307

P: (850)599-3024/3334
F: (850)561-2176

E: lindsey.sarjeant@famu.edu