The Chamber Singers of the Yale Glee Club is a group of eighteen singers who perform choral works primarily designed for a small ensemble. Their repertoire ranges from sacred music to madrigals to modern pieces. Selections from the repertoire are performed throughout the year at various Glee Club concerts. Membership is open by audition from within the Glee Club.
Nathan Reiff, conductor
Nathan Reiff is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in the choral conducting program at the Yale School of Music. At Yale, he has conducted the Repertory Chorus, Camerata, and Pro Musica. He holds an M.M. in choral conducting from the University of Michigan, where he served as Conductor of the Orpheus Singers, Assistant Conductor of Arts Chorale and the Residential College Singers, and Music Director of the Ann Arbor Cantata Singers. From 2013-2015, Nathan was a member of the conducting staff of the Young People’s Chorus of New York City, leading choirs in both the organization’s core after-school and in-school satellite programs. He has been invited to participate as a conductor in the Berkshire Choral Festival, the Norfolk Choral Conducting Workshop, the Princeton Festival, and in masterclasses offered by the American Choral Director’s Association.
Prior to his graduate studies, Nathan received a B.A. in Music with distinction at Yale, where he performed as a member and Music Director of the Whiffenpoofs, the nation’s oldest all-male a cappella singing group. In addition to his work as a conductor, Nathan taught music at the International School of Trieste in Trieste, Italy and assisted the violinist Midori with the administration of non-profit organizations specializing in music education and community outreach.