Upcoming Concerts

Fall 2015


24    Homecoming Concert. Buckley Recital Hall, Amherst College. 8 pm. Tickets required.


7    Family Weekend Concert. Buckley Recital Hall, Amherst College. Noon. Tickets required.

13    Autumn Leaves Concert. Merrill 1, Amherst College. 5 pm. Open to the public, no tickets required. Pizza and hot chocolate provided.


Our Fearless Leader

Mallorie Chernin

Mallorie Chernin
Glee Club / Women's Chorus Japan Tour 2003
(She's on the right.)


A sample of the Club's current repertoire:

The Last Words of David - a piece for piano and chorus, by Randall Thompson

Tskhenosnuri - Georgian folk song.

Lonesome Road - A James Taylor arrangement

Bushes and Briars - An Essex folk-song, arranged by Ralph Vaughan Williams

Down Among the Dead Men - An English air, also arranged by Vaughan Williams

The Amherst College Glee Club

imageThe Glee Club is the oldest musical group at Amherst, also known as "The Singing College" for its long and varied musical history. Founded in 1865 as an eight-voice, student-directed musical club, the Glee Club presently consists of forty men selected through auditions from the Amherst College community. Its members have performed at venues ranging from the White House to the Notre Dame Cathedral, in over 58 countries all over t

Amherst Glee Club Celebrates Sesquicentennial

April 28, 2015
By Rachel Rogol

Glee Club circa 1880
Amherst College Glee Club, circa 1880

Founded by students in the spring of 1865, the Amherst College Glee Club is now celebrating its 150th anniversary.

Autumn Leaves 2010 Recordings

Oh Say Can You Swim

By Emily Gold Boutilier

The Law Says You Sing

By Katherine Duke '05 and Emily Gold Boutilier

Sing Along

“Every time we score a goal, it’s the law that we have to sing ‘Lord Jeff,’” Glee Club President Alex Speir ’11 told the crowd assembled in the library of South on Thursday evening. In cooperation with the RCs, Speir and other members of the club arranged gatherings over the past two weeks at various dorms to teach their fellow students, especially first-years, several of Amherst’s classic college songs, just in time for Homecoming.

Choral Society: Auditions & Information

For important information regarding Amherst College Choral Society auditions please click on the links below to see descriptions of the various singing groups at Amherst College, rehearsal schedules, where to sign up for auditions and information about joining us in singing at Convocation.