2018-19 Season Repertoire

We sing a broad spectrum of great choral music from the 16th century to the present, including Renaissance motets, newly commissioned choral works, world folk music, traditional college songs, and the great choral orchestral masterworks.


Tour program                     

Gaudeamus igitur – Traditional student song

I. From the US and the UK

  • Three Motets, Op. 37 - Charles Villiers Stanford
  • Agnus Dei - Samuel Barber

II. Musical traditions of North America

  • La Golondrina - Narciso Serradell Sevilla 
  • All the Pretty Little Horses - Trad. folk song, arr. Jeffrey Douma
  • Wait Till I Get on my Robe - Trad. African America spiritual, arr. Brandon Waddles
  • I Ain’t Got no Home - Woody Guthrie, arr. Jeffrey Douma
  • Somewhere (from West Side Story) - Leonard Bernstein, arr. Robert Edgerton

III. New music

  • Ring out wild bells (from The Passing of the Year) - Jonathan Dove
  • Lullaby (from The Glass Box) - Paola Prestini
  • To Be Free - Karen Siegel 
    Winner, 2018 Emerging Composers Competition
  • Beyond the daily mist of our minds - Hilary Purrington
    Composed for the 2018-19 Yale Glee Club

IV.  Selections by the Yale Glee Club Chamber Singers

              Including works by Poulenc, Biebl, and Arcadelt

V. Songs of Yale


rehearsalMajor Works

Serenade to Music – Ralph Vaughan Williams

Gloria - Francis Poulenc 

The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci (East coast premiere) -  Jocelyn Hagen

Nocturnes - Claude Debussy