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"Promoting choral excellence throughout Ohio."

Community Choirs in Ohio

Below is a listing of many community choir organizations in Ohio. Links to the individual ensemble websites may also be provided.

Contact the OCDA IT Coordinator if you would like to link your own community choir on this page. If you have questions about community choirs in Ohio please contact the Lifelong Repertoire & Resources Chair.

Note: OCDA does not guarantee the accuracy or validity of any external website links that are located on its website.

  • A Chorus for A Cause
  • Amherst Community Chorus
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    A choir of 90 singers from 3 counties.
    Directors: Steve and Simone Gall
    Contact / 440-988-7396
  • Ashtabula County Choral Music Society
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    The Ashtabula County Choral Music Society, founded in 1989, grew out of the longstanding Messiah Chorus and has a mission to present quality performances of significant choral works for Ashtabula County audiences, while providing singers educational and musical experiences.  The Society has grown to include three choirs and has produced over one hundred choral music events and participated in many more.

    Director - Kathleen Milford
    Director is a member of ACDA
  • Baldwin Wallace University Men's Chorus
  • Capriccio Columbus
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    Capriccio Columbus is an adult choir of 75 accomplished vocalists, delighting audiences with a vast array of music sung in beautiful, acoustically rich venues. Whether your taste runs toward classics, jazz, sacred works or the Great American Songbook, a Capriccio Columbus concert will remind you why you love music. Founded in 2007, Capriccio has presented its own full seasons and performed in collaboration with the Mansfield Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, the Central Ohio Symphony, and the Ohio State University Orchestra, Chorale and Symphonic Choir.
    Artistic Director: Larry Griffin
    Director is a member of ACDA
  • Clermont Chorale
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    The Clermont Chorale is a community choir committed to celebrating timeless and innovative choral music in Clermont County and the surrounding areas.  A non-profit organization, CFC is the only community choir in the Clermont County area. Members come from the entire Greater Cincinnati area.  We accept singers from high school age and older without audition.

    CFC was founded in January 2006 and has performed with the Clermont Philharmonic Orchestra, the Lebanon Symphony & Chorus, and the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, and the Cincinnati Choral Society, as well as opening the 2014 May Festival, headlining at Cincinnati's Summerfair, drawing large crowds at the Miami Township Summer Concert Series, and singing Beatles arrangements at Milford's Frontier Days.
    For more information, Like us on Facebook, go to, or email directors Tim and Tracy Carpenter at
  • Columbus Chamber Singers
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    Columbus Chamber Singers, Columbus
    A small, all volunteer, mixed chorus, performing a varied repertoire of classical, sacred, secular and popular music.  Season usually consists of formal concerts that are free to the public, along with community service engagements at public libraries and retirement homes.

    Director:  Anne Todt
  • Columbus Children's Choir
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    Columbus Children’s Choir
    For Kindergarten through 12th grade, Columbus Children’s Choir is the premier organization for children’s choral education in Central Ohio. We provide talented singers the opportunity to explore music and expand their musical skills to the highest level of their interest and ability.
  • The Columbus Symphony Chorus
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    The Columbus Symphony Chorus
    The Columbus Symphony Chorus, founded in 1961, performs major works from Bach to Mahler and beyond. Past performances have included the requiems of Brahms, Verdi, Fauré, Mozart, and Duruflé; the Bach B Minor Mass; Mozart’s Grand Mass in C Minor and Coronation Mass; Haydn’s Lord Nelson and Harmonie Mass; works by Rossini, Orff, Poulenc, Stravinsky, Walton, Britten, Prokofiev, and Augusta Read Thomas; and concert performances of operas.  For information on auditions, please see the chorus website.

    Director: Ronald J. Jenkins
    Director is a member of ACDA
  • The Columbus Women's Chorus
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    The Columbus Women's Chorus
    CWC is a feminist chorus that celebrates life through the power of music.  We perform music created and inspired by the lives and experiences of women from all walks of life.

    Directors: Jennifer Bell
    The director is a member of ACDA
  • Duffy Liturgical Dance Ensemble
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    Duffy Liturgical Dance Ensemble

    An intergenerational company of singers and dancers whose mission is to  preserve, through research and performance, The American Negro Spiritual.  The group has been in existence for 25 years and has performed throughout the US and overseas.
    Director:  Edna Duffy
  • Grove City Chamber Singers
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    Formed in 1989, the group provides adult singers the opportunity to sing a variety of choral literature in traditional choral settings at various events in the community and around central Ohio, as well as major concerts each year. Co-directors  Ellen Tate and Kristi Reed. More information can be found at
  • The Hudson Community Chorus
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    The Hudson Community Chorus is an Adult Chorus for singers in Hudson, Ohio and the surrounding communities.  The Hudson Community Youth Chorus is a treble chorus for girls and boys with unchanged voices in grades 5 through 12.  We are also starting a children’s chorus for singers in grades 3 and 4.

    Our website is
  • Kettering Children's Choir
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    The Kettering Children’s Choir is a choral organization whose mission is to educate the talented young singers of the Miami Valley and build an appreciation for musical excellence.
  • The LancasterChorale
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    Celebrated as central Ohio’s premier all-professional chamber choir, LancasterChorale has established its role as a vital force in choral music by performing challenging repertoire drawn from the rich treasury of the past, commissioning new works to inspire the American public to more fully understand its present, and supporting educational programming with young singers to promote the future of the choral arts.

    The LancasterChorale
  • Lima Symphony Chorus
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    Lima Symphony Orchestra Chorus

    Auditioned chorus that performs regularly with the Lima Symphony Orchestra.
    Director:  Mark Munson

    Director is a member of ACDA
  • The Lourdes College Chorus & The Good Company Ensemble
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    The Lourdes College Chorus & The Good Company Ensemble, Toledo area
    Two choruses based at Lourdes College, both open to community as well as college members.  Good Company is an auditioned subgroup of the Lourdes College Chorus.

    Director: Karen Thornton Biscay
    Director is a member of ACDA
  • The Magpie Consort
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    The Magpie Consort, Columbus
    A group of 20 mixed voices based in Columbus, Ohio, with wide-ranging repertoire, from medieval motets to Chinese folk songs.  

    Director: Sheena Phillips
    Director is a member of ACDA
  • MUSE - Cincinnati's Women's Choir
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    MUSE - Cincinnati's Women's Choir, Cincinnati

    MUSE is a women's choir dedicated to musical excellence and social change. In keeping with our belief that diversity is strength, we are feminist women of varied ages, races, and ethnicities with a range of musical abilities, political interests, and life experiences.
    Artistic Director: Dr. Catherine Roma
    Director is a member of ACDA
  • Summit Choral Society Masterworks Chorale
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    Summit Choral Society
    The dedicated men and women in this chorale ensemble represent diverse backgrounds, cultures, and beliefs that are brought together by their love of the choral art. In addition, this talented group shares their dedication to musical interpretation, sight reading, foreign language study, precision of vocal articulation and diction, and the sheer joy in bringing masterworks from across the centuries and from all over the world to our audiences. This multi - generational chorus is composed of singers throughout the greater Akron area and many surrounding communities.
  • University Choral Society of Bowling Green State University
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    University Choral Society of Bowling Green State University

    Symphonic chorus of university students, faculty, staff, and community singers

    Director:  Mark Munson
    Director is a member of ACDA
  • Voices of Canton, Inc. (VOCI)
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    Voices of Canton Inc. (VOCI), Canton
    VOCI includes choruses for adults, youth, and children, and also a handbell choir.

    Artistic Director:  Dr. John C. Peterson
  • Voices of Solon
    Voices of Solon offers an exciting opportunity for all who love to sing! This community chorus performs a diverse, secular repertoire and features works ranging from Renaissance madrigals to classical masterworks to contemporary jazz. If you are looking for a fun and rewarding musical experience, join Voices of Solon! No audition is required, and singers of all skill levels are encouraged to join. Please call SCA at (440) 337-1400 for more information.
  • The West Shore Chorale
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    The West Shore Chorale is a non-profit arts organization that presents a wide selection of repertoire in high accessible venues.
    Director: John Drotleff   216-375-0342