Over 70 years of music, magic, and memories
Formed In 1950, the Grammy-nominated Indiana University Singing Hoosiers enjoy a long and storied tradition of excellence in the choral arts. With roots in the music of The Great American Songbook, the ensemble’s repertoire has grown to encompass a variety of American popular and choral styles.
As Indiana University's ambassadors of song, The Singing Hoosiers have entertained audiences across the United States and in more than 25 countries spanning Asia, Australia, Europe, and the Caribbean. The ensemble has enjoyed collaborations with Duke Ellington, Mel Torme, Sandi Patty, Sylvia McNair, Tim Noble, the Indianapolis Symphony, and the Cincinnati Pops under the direction of Erich Kunzel.
Under the direction of Dr. Chris Albanese, the Singing Hoosiers are comprised of over ninety student singers and instrumentalists from the IU Jacobs School of Music along with students representing over twenty-five majors at Indiana University. Previous directors include George Krieger, Robert Stoll, Michael Schwartzkopf, Steve Zegree, and Ly Wilder.