Middlebury College Choir

Middlebury College ChoirCollege Choir on break at performances of Purcell's DID AND AENEAS, October 2015 with the Opera Company of Middlebury, Jeffrey Buettner, guest conductor.


Under the direction of Jeffrey Buettner, the Middlebury College Choir sings music of the choral canon, folk music, world music, American music and new compositions. College Choir performs choral-orchestral works with student instrumentalists, and student and alumni soloists are featured frequently. Past repertoire includes works by Benjamin Britten, Tarik O'Regan, Johannes Brahms, and choral-orchestral works by Gabriel Fauré, G. F. Handel (including the oratorio Esther in 2017), Wolfgang Mozart, Leonard Bernstein and several works by J.S. Bach.
College Choir performs concerts each semester, including the Middlebury Bach Festival, Lessons and Carols, and College services. College Choir also performs regularly with the Opera Company of Middlebury.
College Choir tours domestically and internationally, including Berlin, Leipzig, Prague and Vienna in May-June 2014. The Choir toured to Boston and New York (2016), Washington, DC (2015), Montréal (2013), Monterey and San Francisco (2011), and Boston and New York City (2009). College Choir tours the Baltic States in May-June 2018.
Rehearsals are Monday and Wednesday, 4:30 - 6:30 pm, Mead Chapel.

For information, please contact the Music Department or email/call Jeffrey Buettner, (802) 443-5938.

Auditions information 

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Fall Semester 2017

Fall Convocation

Saturday, September 9, 5:00 PM WELCOME BACK REHEARSAL (may be later)

Sunday, September 10

  • Rehearsal 5:00 PM
  • CONVOCATION 7:30 PM Mead Chapel

Opera Company of Middlebury

Donizetti: L'Elisir D'Amore October 9-14

  • Rehearsals Monday, Tuesday October 9-10, 7-10PM Town Hall Theater (no 4:30 PM rehearsals this week)
  • Performances October 12-13, 7:30 PM and October 14, 2:00 PM Town Hall Theater 

Middlebury Music at Old Brick Church

Friday, December 8, Williston, VT 7:30 PM

Lesson and Carols

Sunday, December 10, 4 & 7:30 PM Mead Chapel 

Spring Semester 2018

Spring Choral Concert

Sunday, March 18, 3:00 PM Concert Hall 

Middlebury Bach Festival

April 27-29 go.middlebury.edu/bachfest/

Senior Week Choral Concert

Friday May 25, 8:00 PM Concert Hall, Mahaney Center for the Arts


Saturday May 26, 2:15 PM Mead Chapel

International Tour: the Baltic States

May 28 - June 10

College Choir at performances of Verdi's LA TRAVIATA, fall 1014.

"Real intimacy was achieved with the singers...Jeffrey Buettner directed the Middlebury College Choir — they really got it." - Rutland Herald, 10/5/2014

Department of Music

Mahaney Center for the Arts
72 Porter Field Road
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT 05753