Auditions (Currently Closed)

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Important Information: Upon acceptance in one of our ensembles, you will receive an acceptance agreement contract. You will have until Wednesday, June 19, 2024 to return your signed contract to solidify your position in that ensemble. Participation in our ensembles requires an annual participation expense that will be outlined in your contract. You will see this cost on your Purdue student account at the beginning of each semester of participation.

Auditions are currently closed. Follow us on social media (Facebook, Instagram) for updates on 2025 auditions, upcoming performance, and more!


Learn more info below about each of our ensembles here at Purdue Musical Organizations, including vocal parts, rehearsal schedule, and specialty groups.

Purdue Bells (Handbell Choir)

Ringing five octaves of Schulmerich and Whitechapel handbells, the members of Purdue Bells blend traditional handbell ringing with innovative techniques to play styles from classical to jazz.

Purdue Bells rehearse on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30-2:45 PM. 

For questions and more information, email Director Jeffrey Warbinton.

Heart & Soul (SATB Choir)

Established in 2004, Heart & Soul is the newest addition to the vocal ensembles of PMO and specializes in gospel and contemporary Christian music, sprinkled with an occasional soul or R&B tune.

This ensemble rehearses Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 12:30-1:20 PM.

For questions and more information, email Assistant Director Scott Hines.

Purduettes (SSAA Choir)

Celebrating music of all genres with a vast repertoire including pop, classical, contemporary, country, swing, patriotic, Broadway, gospel and jazz, this talented troupe of alto and soprano voices represents the brightest and best from a variety of majors and areas of study.

Purduettes rehearse Monday through Friday from 11:30-12:20 PM.

For questions and more information, email Director Jeff Vallier.

University Choir (SATB Choir)

This close-knit community of 75 SATB singers focuses on excellence and the joy of singing. University Choir performs both traditional and contemporary choral/concert music from a wide variety of languages, cultures, and composers. Recent works include “Considering Matthew Shepard” and Beethoven‘s “Symphony #9” as well as works by Stroope, Whitacre, Saunder Choi, Dillworth, Hagenberg, Robert Ray, Shawn Kirchner and many others.

University Choir rehearses Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 1:30-2:20 PM.

For questions and more information, email Director Jeff Vallier.

Purdue Varsity Glee Club (TTBB Choir)

With integrity, passion, unparalleled showmanship, and attention to every detail, members of the Purdue Varsity Glee Club have proudly served as ambassadors of the Purdue University with honor and dignity for over 100 years.

Glee Club rehearses Monday through Friday from 10:30-11:20 PM.

For questions and more information, email Director Bill Griffel.