Choir

The Blinn College District choir consists of a variety of ensembles open to Blinn students and faculty of all vocal musical backgrounds. Scholarships are available for students interested in singing in the vocal department and are available to music and non-music majors. Choir auditions are held in the Spring and Fall semesters. 

Contact:
Dr. Paulo Gomes, Choir Director
paulo.gomes@blinn.edu

Scholarships and Auditions

Chamber Choir

Directed by Dr. Paulo Gomes, the chamber choir is an ensemble open, by audition, to music majors and non-music majors with a background in vocal music. This choir sings a varied repertoire from classical to contemporary pieces, including a cappella works. Aside from performing on campus, the ensemble travels to high schools and other venues regularly to bring high-quality choral music to the Brazos Valley and beyond. Students in this group also have the opportunity to audition for the Texas Two-Year College Choral Directors Association All-State Choir, which performs at the annual TMEA Clinic/Convention.

Listen to the Blinn chamber choir on SoundCloud

Rehearsal Schedule
Monday: 11:00 a.m.-12:50 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:50 p.m.
Schmidt Building – Finke Hall

Concert Choir

Directed by Dr. Paulo Gomes, the concert choir is an ensemble open to all students and faculty. This ensemble will performs music from many periods and stylistic interests in a quality setting. Members learn proper and safe vocal techniques. There is no experience or background in choral music required. Membership is open to all Blinn College students by audition.

Listen to the Blinn concert choir on SoundCloud

Rehearsal Schedule
Tuesday: 12:00-1:15 p.m.
Thursday: 12:00-1:15 p.m
Schmidt Building – Finke Hall

Women's Choir

The women's choir is dedicated to the study of treble choral literature throughout music history. Often, this ensemble will perform in non-traditional venues as a supplement to the other choral offerings.

Listen to the Blinn women's choir on SoundCloud

Rehearsal Schedule
Monday: 11:00 a.m.-12:50 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:50 p.m.
Schmidt Building – Finke Hall

Private Vocal Lessons

Private lessons are available for students in the choir program wishing to further their vocal studies. Advanced students have the opportunity to participate in weekly Master Classes and National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) auditions and competitions. Please contact professor Dr. Soo Yeon Kim at 979-830-4893 or  sooyeon.kim@blinn.edu.