Concert Choir

Concert Choir (MUSC 370) is the flagship choral ensemble at Gardner-Webb University. This auditioned ensemble of mixed voices is open to all students regardless of major.

Concert Choir meets 4 times per week, performs on campus several times a year, travels regionally every year, and internationally every few years. Recent performances of note include participation in a performance of Maurice Duruflé’s Requiem at L’Abbaye-aux-Hommes in Caen, France to commemorate the 80th anniversary of D-Day and an invited performance for the 17th Organ at Davidson Concert Series. Recent tours include visits to churches and schools across North and South Carolina, to include performance and service leadership in Asheville, Charlotte, Raleigh, Spartanburg, Wilmington, and Winston-Salem. Concert Choir is under the direction of Dr. Joshua Cheney, who has served as the Director of Choral Activities at Gardner-Webb University since 2020. Concert Choir collaborates in performance with Mr. Timothy Scruggs, a Staff Accompanist and University Organist at Gardner-Webb since 2003.

Enrollment in Concert Choir is by audition only. Open auditions are held in August, October, and March of a given academic year. Non-music major members of Concert Choir receive a scholarship of $1,500 per year. Please contact Dr. Joshua Cheney, Director of Choral Activities, for more information.

Choir Singing