Students interested in participating in music at SUNY Plattsburgh have many opportunities.
Participation in these ensembles for credit is not restricted to students who have
chosen music as a program of study — all students are invited to participate.
Mixed choral ensemble that performs a wide range of styles, including classical and
popular cappella, as well as accompanied works. Concert Choir hosts the annual ChoralFest,
sometimes including guest artists. In addition to traditional choral concerts, our
choral program also engages in special projects, including celebrations of the vocal
and choral splendor of American musical theater; themed projects, such as Valentine’s
Concerts or Madrigal Dinners; or other larger collaborations and staged productions.
(Open to all students.)
Champlain Valley Voices Internship
Assigns SUNY Plattsburgh student singers to the community-based non-profit organization,
Champlain Valley Voices, in order to provide the intern with a deeper understanding
of any non-profit organization and of the value of college-community partnerships.
Interns perform major choral-orchestral works and other great choral pieces. Additionally,
each intern brings specialized skills to CVV that will support its mission. (A minimum
GPA of 3.0 and Junior or Senior status are required for this internship, as well as
POI from faculty sponsor.)
Concert band performing a wide variety of traditional and new music for winds and
percussion. Students develop reading and ensemble skills and technical understanding
of the music, and gain insight into composers and their works. Performances often
feature guest and faculty soloists. (Open to all students.)
Led by guitar faculty, this ensemble combines group, solo and duet performances in
diverse musical styles.
A Student Association club. Dr. Dexter Criss is the faculty advisor. Visit Gospel Choir website.
Usually produced every other fall in association with the theatre program at SUNY
Performance in Community Groups
Including the Adirondack Wind Ensemble and the Champlain Valley Voices.