UGC Announcements

UGC Holiday Concert
Sunday, December 10th, 4:00 PM

The University Glee Club will perform their 2017 Holiday Concert From Fall to Frost on Sunday, December 10th at 4:00 p.m., at Bethesda Lutheran Church, 450 Whitney Ave. New Haven.

Suggested donation is $15.00, children under 18 are free.

UGC Spring Concert Season
Starting January 15th, 2018.

Men Like to Sing? Sing with Us!

The University Glee Club of New Haven is an all-male chorus looking for new members as we prepare for our concert to take place in May, 2018.

We are a non-audition group singing with the rich blend of men's voices: Tenor I, Tenor II, Baritone and Bass.

Our feel good repertoire ranges from Glees to Classical to Broadway and more.

Call 203-248-8515 for more information.

Music & Repertoire

Our repertoire includes college songs, ballads, spirituals, classical pieces, holiday favorites, Broadway show tunes, patriotic music and folk songs.

The Glee Club Music Committee chooses the music for each season to suit a range of musical tastes and vocal talents.

Music Lists From Previous Concerts

Spring 2016: Stout Hearted Men

  • Brothers Sing On Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)
  • Land-Sighting Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) (Soloist: Jerry Clupper)
  • Stout Hearted Men Oscar Hammerstein & Sigmund Romberg
  • Shenandoah arr. Marshall Bartholomew
  • How Can I Keep From Singing R. Lowry (1826-1899), arr. B. Ellingboe
  • Hallelujah Amen from Judas Maccabaeus, Georg Friedrich Handel (1685-1759)
  • Keep Your Lamps arr. V.C. Johnson
  • America, the Beautiful K. Bates & S.A. Ward (1848-1903)
  • Eternal Father W. Whiting & J.B. Dykes, arr. D. Bellah
  • The Star Spangled Banner J.S. Smith & F.S. Key, arr. V. Hicks
  • Itís De-Lovely Cole Porter, arr. J. Althouse
  • Summertime D.B. Heyward & George Gershwin, arr. W. Stickles
  • It Don't Mean a Thing I. Mills & Duke Ellington, arr. M. Huff
  • Fascinating Rhythm Ira Gershwin & George Gershwin, arr. M. Huff
  • Sweet Caroline Neil Diamond, arr. Anders & David Shaw
  • Hallelujah Leonard Cohen, arr. R. Emerson
  • You'll Never Walk Alone from Carousel, O. Hammerstein & R. Rogers, arr. R. Ringwald
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Winter 2015: A Most Wonderful Time

  • Brothers, Sing On Edvard Grieg
  • I Vow to Thee, My Country C. Spring-Rice & G. Holst
  • Winter Song R. Hovey & F.F. Bullard
  • Kalinka arr. S.R. Gaines (Soloist: Fred Johnson)
  • Beautiful Savior arr. F.M. Christiansen (Soloist: Jerry Clupper)
  • Cantique de Jean Racine Gabriel Faure
  • Ave Maria Franz Biebl
  • Ride the Chariot arr. W.H. Smith (Soloist: Fred Johnson)
  • Didnít My Lord Deliver Daniel arr. Fenno Heath
  • Itís the Most Wonderful Time of the Year E.Pola & G. Wyle, arr. H. Ades
  • Let it Snow S. Cahn & J. Styne
  • Eight Candles for Chanukah Flory Jagoda, arr. J.A. Kawarsky
  • The Holly and the Ivy arr. C. Lefebvre
  • Night of Silence/Silent Night D. Kantor & F. Gruber
  • Good News Jay Althouse
  • O Holy Night Adolphe Adam (1802-1856) (Soloist: Tim Barone)
  • O Come, All Ye Faithful John Francis Wade (1711-1786), arr. R.L. Baldwin (Soloist: Bob Maus)
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Spring 2015: Ninety Years of Glee

  • Brothers, Sing On! Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)
  • Away to Rio! arr. Marshall Bartholomew
  • Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes arr. Marshall Bartholomew
  • Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves from Nabucco, Giuseppe Verde (1813-1901)
  • Danny Boy arr. K. A. Memley
  • What Shall We Do With the Drunken Sailor arr. Parker & Shaw
  • Salvation Belongeth to Our God Paul Tchesnokov (1877-1944)
  • Alleluia Randall Thompson (1899-1984)
  • Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho arr. Lawrence Edwards
  • Go Down, Moses arr. N. Luboff & P. Sjolund
  • Olí Man River from Show Boat (1927), O. Hammerstein ll & J. Kern, arr. Russel Robinson (Soloists: Jerry Clupper & Fred Johnson)
  • I Got Plenty Oí Nuttin from Porgy & Bess (1935), George Gershwin- arr. W. Stickles
  • There is Nothing Like a Dame from South Pacific (1949), O. Hammerstein ll & R. Rogers, arr. W. Stickles (Soloist: Bob Lebson)
  • Get Me to the Church on Time from My Fair Lady (1956), Frederick Loewe
  • Camelot from Camelot (1960), Frederick Loewe, arr. C.N. Smith
  • One from A Chorus Line (1975), Marvin Hamlisch, piano duet Ingeborg Schimmer & Charles Possidente
  • Do You Hear the People Sing from Les Miserables (1985), Boublil, Schonberg, Kretzmer & Natel, arr. E. Lojeski
  • Seasons of Love from Rent (1996), Jonathan Larson, arr. R. Emerson
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Winter 2014: May There Be Peace

  • Brothers Sing On Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)
  • When Good Men Sing David T. Plank (1921-2006)
  • Where 'er You Walk from Semele, G.F. Handel (1685-1759), arr. C.G. Spross
  • On the Road to Mandalay Oley Speaks (1874-1948), arr. L.G. Chaffin (Soloist: Jerry Clupper)
  • Soldiers Chorus from Faust, Charles Gounod (1818-1893)
  • Workin' for the Dawn of Peace arr. Jon Jeffers
  • Imagine John Lennon (1940-1980)
  • Blowin' in the Wind Bob Dylan (b. 1941)
  • Shalom chaverim & Yarabba ssalami
  • Lord, Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace John Rutter (b. 1945)
  • Selections by Neighborhood Music School Adult Choir

  • Tant que vivra Claudin de Sermisy (1490-1562)
  • Liebesleid Max Reger (1873-1916)
  • Gaelic Blessing John Rutter
  • Sleigh Ride Leroy Anderson (1908-1975), arr. Michael Edwards, piano duet Ingeborg Schimmer & Charles Possidente
  • Winter Wonderland Felix Bernard (1897-1944), arr. G.J. Trinkaus
  • Along the Street I Hear arr. Marshall Bartholomew
  • Bring the Torch, Jeannette Isabella arr. A.T. D.
  • Do You Hear What I Hear N. Regney & G. Shayne, arr. H. Simeone
  • O Holy Night Adolphe Adam (1803-1856) (Soloist: Tim Barone)
  • O Come, All Ye Faithful John Francis Wade (1711-1786), arr R. L. Baldwin (Soloist: Bob Maus)
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Spring 2014: Homeward Bound

  • Brothers, Sing On Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)
  • I Dream of Jeanie Stephen C. Foster, arr. Chester Wallis
  • Home on the Range arr. Wallingford Riegger (Soloist: William Barone)
  • Skye Boat Song arr. Fenno Heath (Soloist: Andrew Brooks)
  • Clancy Lowered the Boom Johnny Lange & Hy Heath, arr. Harry Wilson
  • Home-Coming Edvard Grieg
  • Homeward Bound Marta Keen, arr. Jay Althouse
  • My Country, 'Tis of Thee Samuel Francis Smith, arr. Ed Lojeski
  • How Lovely is Thy Dwelling Place Johannes Brahms, arr. Rowland W. Dunham
  • Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child arr. Fenno Heath (Quartet: Peter Arcoma, Timothy Munson, William Barone, Jerry Clupper)
  • Ain'-a That Good News arr. William L. Dawson
  • Wade in de Water arr. Arthur Hall
  • Hello Mary Lou Gene Pitney & C. Mangiaracina, arr. David Wright
  • They Call the Wind Maria from Paint Your Wagon, Alan Jay Lerner & Frederick Loewe (Soloist: Allan Silverstein)
  • I am a Man of Constant Sorrow Carter Stanley, arr. Kirby Shaw (Trio: Peter Arcoma, William Fritz, Jerry Clupper)
  • It Ain't Necessarily So Ira and George Gershwin, arr. Harvey Enders (Soloist: William Fritz)
  • Hallelujah Leonard Cohen, arr. Roger Emerson
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Winter 2011: Holiday of Song

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Spring 2011: When Good Men Sing

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Winter 2010: Holiday Traditions

A celebration of carols from near and far, for young and old

Featuring The Silk 'n Sounds Chorus
Christine Hayes, Director
Michelle Brand, Assistant Director

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Spring 2010: An American Musical Portrait

Featuring guest singers Guilford's High School's VOICES

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Winter 2009

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Spring 2009

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Winter 2008

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Spring 2008

Guest Performers: The Hopkins School Concert Choir, New Haven, CT

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Winter 2007

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Spring 2007

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Winter 2006

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Spring 2006

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Winter 2005

  • Brothers, Sing On!, Edvard Grieg, arr. Howard D. McKinney
  • Laudate Dominum Marc-Antoine Charpentier
  • Ave Maria, Franz Schubert (Soloist: John Danbury)
  • La Pastorella, Lieder for Men's Choir, Franz Schubert
  • Widerspruch, Lieder for Men's Choir, Franz Schubert
  • Soloist in the three following pieces: Danica Nash, Mezzo Soprano
  • Che faro senza Euridice from Orfeo and Euridice, Gluck
  • Voi Che Sapete, from Le Nozze di Figaro, Mozart
  • Hello Young Lovers, from The King and I, Rodgers
  • Irish Blessing Bacek
  • Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening, from Frostiana, Randall Thompson
  • The Pasture from Frostiana, Randall Thompson
  • Hallelujah, Amen, from Judas Maccabaeus, Georg F. Handel
  • Al Hanisim D. Frimer
  • Riu, Riu, Chiu Linda Spavacek (Soloist: Thomas W. Cabeen)
  • Er is een kindeke, Arr. Fenno Heath (Soloist: Andrew D. Brooks)
  • In the Bleak Midwinter, G. Holst (Soloist: Thomas Bartiss)
  • Make Someone Happy Jule Styne (Soloist: Allan R. Silverstein)
  • I Wonder As I Wander, John Jacob Niles (Soloist: Victor H. Rosten)
  • Winter Wonderland Felix Bernard
  • O Holy Night, Adolphe Adam (Soloists: Timothy and William Barone)
  • O Come All Ye Faithful J Reading (Soloist: Robert J. Maus)
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Yale Alumni Weekend 2005

  • Brothers, Sing On!, Edvard Grieg, arr. Howard D. McKinney
  • Away to Rio, Songs of Yale, arr. Marshall Bartholomew
  • Bandolero, Songs of Yale edited Marshall Bartholomew
  • Amici, Songs of Yale, arr. H.S. Thompson
  • Danny Boy, Folksong, arr. Peeples
  • Zion's Walls, adapted Aaron Copland, arr. Glenn Koponen
  • Sometimes I feel like a Motherless Child, Spiritual arr. Fenno Heath
  • Little Innocent Lamb, Spiritual, arr. Marshall Bartholomew
  • My Lord, What a Morning, Spiritual, arr. John W. Work
  • Steal Away, Spiritual, arr. Marshall Bartholomew
  • On the Road to Mandalay, Oley Speaks, arr. Lucien Chaffin
  • O Lovely Night, J. Offenbach, arr. Max Spicker
  • You'll Never Walk Alone, Rodgers & Hammerstein, arr. Roy Ringwald
  • We Meet Again Tonight, Songs of Yale edited Marshall Bartholomew
  • When I See all the Lovin, (That They Waste On Babies) George Burns, arr. Walter. S. Collins
  • Last Cigar, Songs of Yale edited Marshall Bartholomew
  • The Deitch Company, Songs of Yale edited Marshall Bartholomew, arr. Gustave Stoeckel
  • Shenandoah, Folksong, arr. Marshall Bartholomew
  • America the Beautiful, Katharine Lee Bates & Samuel Ward
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Spring 2005

Guest Soloist Laurence T. Broderick, tenor NYC Opera

  • Brothers, Sing On!, Edvard Grieg, arr. Howard D. McKinney
  • Ride the Chariot, Arr. William Smith. Soloist Andrew D. Brooks
  • My Lord, What a Morning, Spiritual, arr. John W. Work. Soloist Robert J. Maus
  • Little Innocent Lamb, Spiritual, arr. Marshall Bartholomew
  • The Testament of Freedom, Randall Thompson
  • America, Samuel F. Smith & Henry Carey
  • America the Beautiful, Katharine Lee Bates & Samuel Ward
  • Zion's Walls, adapted Aaron Copland, arr. Glenn Koponen
  • O Lovely Night, (Barcarolle, The Tales of Hoffman) J. Offenbach, arr. Max Spicker
  • Danny Boy, Folksong, arr. Peeples. Soloist Carl Barone
  • Shenandoah, Folksong, arr. Marshall Bartholomew
  • Sometimes I feel like a Motherless Child, Spiritual arr. Fenno Heath. Soloist Allan Silverstein
  • Steal Away, Spiritual, arr. Marshall Bartholomew
  • On the Road to Mandalay, Oley Speaks, arr. Lucien Chaffin. Soloist Thomas Cabeen
  • Last Cigar, Songs of Yale edited Marshall Bartholomew
  • Away to Rio, Songs of Yale, arr. Marshall Bartholomew
  • All I Ask of You, Andrew Lloyd Webber. Solo by Thomas Bartis
  • You Raise Me Up, Joshua Grobin. Solo by John Danbury
  • Green-Eyed Dragon, Folk Ballad. Solo by Victor Roston
  • You'll Never Walk Alone, Rodgers & Hammerstein, arr. Roy Ringwald. Flutist Gloria Cabeen.
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Winter 2004

Guest Soloist Stephanie Gregory, Soprano

  • Exaltate Jubilate, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • He Shall feed his Flock, from the Messiah, George Frederic Handel
  • Fanfare Traditional Carols arr. Roland W. Dollhopf
  • Brothers, Sing On!, Edvard Grieg, arr. Howard D. McKinney
  • Eternal Father, John B. Dykes, words William Whiting, arr. Donald Bellah
  • In the Bleak Midwinter, Soloist Robert J. Maus
  • Its Beginning to Look Like Christmas, Meredith Wilson, arr. Stuart Churchill
  • Frostiana, Randall Thompson, words Robert Frost
  • Ava Maria, Franz Schubert. Soloist Thomas Bartiss
  • Calypso Noel, Gordon Krunnfusz. Guitarist Thomas Cabeen
  • Do You Hear What I Hear, Noel Regny and Gloria Shane, arr. Harry Simeone
  • Mary Did you Know, Mark Lowry and Buddy Greene. Solo by John Danbury
  • Carol of the Bells, M. Leontovich, arr. Peter J. Wilshousky
  • Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring, J.S. Bach, arr. Mark Andrews
  • Rise Up Shepard, and Follow, Spiritual arr. Mark Hayes. Soloist Thomas Cabeen
  • Lo, How a Rose e'er Blooming, Michael Praetorius, arr. Archibald T. Davison
  • I Wonder as I Wander, Soloist Victor Rosten
  • El Yivneh Hagalil, Hebrew Folk Song, arr. Peter Sozio
  • Silver Bells, Jay Livingston, words Ray Evans, arr. George Terry
  • When I See all the Lovin, (That They Waste On Babies) George Burns, arr. Walter. S. Collins
  • By Strauss, George Gershwin, lyrics Ira Gershwin. Solo by Allan Silverstein
  • My Dancing Day, Traditional Carol, arr. Earlene Rentz
  • The Little Drummer Boy, Harry Simeone
  • The Deitch Company, Traditional German, arr. Gustave Stoeckel. Yodel, Joel Rosenbaum
  • O Holy Night, Adolphe Adam, arr. Mark Andrews. Soloist Carl Barone
  • O Come All Ye Faithful, Reading, arr. Baldwin. Soloist Robert J. Maus
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