Choir and Choral Groups in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia
18th Street Singers
The 45-voice chorus of young professionals seeks to bring a fresh, spirited interpretation to traditional choral music.
Alexandria Choral Society
45-member singing group specializing in American music with performances in Alexandria, Virginia
The a cappella chorus, based in Alexandria, Virginia, electrifies audiences with tight harmonies and high-energy choreography. With nearly 100 men, from ages 18 to 81, their renowned "wall of sound" has led to numerous prestige performances from Carnegie Hall to the White House, and to 17 international medals, including four world championships.
The non-profit organization performs American popular music throughout the DC metro area. The Alexandria Singers encourages music education and collaboration among other groups in Alexandria and the DC area.
ATMTC Student Ensembles
The elite performance and training groups are for motivated and talented musical theater students (Grades 3-12). Program participants train in basic musical theater techniques and learn, perfect, and perform song and dance numbers from the musical theater, pop, holiday, and patriotic repertoire. The Student Ensembles bring their talent to VIP events in venues throughout the DC area, the United States, and abroad, and perform in Spotlight, a fully produced annual musical revue.
Cantate Chamber Singers
Premier choral ensemble of Montgomery County, Maryland with performances in Bethesda.
Capital Accord Chorus
The progressive women's chorus performs four-part a cappella harmony in the barbershop style. Their repertoire ranges from jazz to pop, through standards and show tunes. The Silver Spring based chorus is a chapter of Sweet Adelines International.
A cappella vocal ensemble of young professionals that performs music from a wide variety of styles, including classical choral works, vocal jazz, and contemporary pop.
Capitol Hill Chorale
The 80-voice ensemble performs a wide range of music, including classical, folk, jazz, and popular songs.
Cathedral Choral Society
The 150-member resident symphonic chorus performs at Washington National Cathedral in Washington DC.
Children's Chorus of Washington
The children’s choral ensemble is open by audition to boys & girls ages 9-16.
Choral Arts Society of Washington
The 180-voice symphonic chorus presents regular concerts at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The chorus frequently performs with the National Symphony Orchestra and occasionally tours internationally. Audition required.
An auditioned, 100-voice chorus based in Falls Church, VA. Choralis also sponsors the Cantus Youth Choirs, three auditioned ensembles for children ages 7-16.
D.C. Boys Choir
Offers membership by audition to boys ages 9-13 who are enrolled in the DC public schools.
Fairfax Choral Society
The choral society performs throughout the Washington DC area with various groups including the NSO Pops, Cathedral Choral Society, Washington Symphonic Brass, etc. They are the only organization in the area that provides opportunities to choral singers from Kindergarten through adult.
Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC
The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington delights audiences and champions gay equality with robust artistry, fun, and surprise. GMCW has more than 275 singing members, two select vocal ensembles, 100 support volunteers, more than 800 subscribers, 500 donors and an annual audience of more than 12,000 people.
Heart of Maryland Chorus-Sweet Adelines
A women's chorus performing in Rockville, Maryland that focuses on a cappella barbershop harmony
Heritage Signature Chorale
The chorale is committed to preserving the performance tradition of African-American music, especially the Negro Spiritual.
Maryland Choral Society
The group has been performing for over 40 years just outside of Washington DC in Forestville, Maryland. The community chorus gives three concerts a year under the direction of Richard Giarusso.
Master Singers of Virginia
The 34-member a cappella ensemble is dedicated to bringing high quality choral music to the people of Northern Virginia and Washington, DC.
The multi-faith, multi-cultural, community choir based in Oakton, Virginia performs around the Washington DC area.
National Men's Chorus
Sing with this men's choral group in Washington, DC.
National Philharmonic Chorale
Nearly 200-voice choir that is affiliated with the National Philharmonic Orchestra. Performs regularly with the orchestra at Strathmore in Bethesda, MD.
Singing Capital Chorus
The singing group is a chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society and performs in the Washington DC area.
Strathmore Children's Chorus
An education program of Strathmore, this chorus offers four auditioned ensembles for children ages 7-18, including a newly added Training Chorus for ages 7-9. Rehearsals are in Rockville, Maryland, open to all area residents by audition.
Thomas Circle Singers
Raise your voice with a small singing group in NW Washington, DC
Vienna-Falls Chorus of Sweet Adelines International
The 80-member women's chorus performs four part a cappella harmony in the barbershop style throughout the DC and Northern Virginia area. Their repertoire includes old favorites, pop songs, jazz, blues, and show tunes, and more.
Voce Chamber Singers
The 24-singer mixed choral group performing in Virginia and Washington, DC. Recent performances have included concerts at the Smithsonian Castle, U.S. Botanic Gardens, and the National Theatre.
Washington Bach Consort
Professional chorus of 24 singers and orchestra devoted to the music of Johann Sebastian Bach and his Baroque contemporaries.
Washington Men's Camerata
The men's chorus performs annually at the Kennedy Center and at other venues in the Washington DC area. The Camerata is dedicated to performing, promoting, and preserving the rich legacy of men's choral music.
World Children's Choir
The choir serves as a voice for children worldwide giving voice to the interests of all children, celebrating cultural diversity through music, promoting positive international relations, and asking people to work together to create a peaceful, healthy world for children. World Children’s Choir rehearses and gives concerts in Arlington, Falls Church, and McLean, Virginia.
Zemer Chai - The Washington Jewish Community Chorus.
This choir sings a full range of Jewish choral repertoire, including folk songs from around the world, classical and liturgical pieces, and new works composed especially for the choir.