Georgia State University
Artistic Director and Conductor: Deanna Joseph The international award-winning Georgia State University Singers (Atlanta, Georgia, USA) is the School of Music’s premier vocal ensemble. Selected by competitive audition, the choir of forty-five singers represents the diverse population of Georgia State University. In May of 2017, the University Singers won first place in the renowned Marktoberdorf International Chamber Choir Competition during a tour of Austria and Germany. In May of 2013, the University Singers competed in La Florilège Vocal de Tours where they placed second overall in the mixed choir category. The choir’s first two professional recordings, Evening Hymn (2016) and Heavenly Display (2019) were released by Gothic Records and are available on all streaming platforms including iTunes and Spotify. The choir’s third recording on the Gothic Records label, In paradisum, is scheduled to be released in late 2022 and will include the Duruflé Requiem, Op. 9 with orchestra. The ensemble’s invited performances include appearances before the American Choral Directors Association, the National Collegiate Choral Organization, and the Georgia Music Educators Association. Members of the GSU University Singers have been featured on the television series The Walking Dead and the ensemble has performed with Andrea Bocelli, Sarah Brightman, Josh Groban, Michael Bublé, the Atlanta Ballet, the Atlanta Opera, and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.