Choral Events

Whether you have previous choir experience or just love to sing, we are always looking for new voices! The SIC Concert Choir and the SIC Community Chorus hold several performances each year in the George T. Dennis Visual & Performing Art Center. Additionally, there are a number of opportunities to perform in musicals either onstage or in the pit. Private vocal and instrumental instruction are also available.

SIC Concert Choir

The SIC Concert Choir offers students a chance to perform a wide range of repertoire from a variety of time periods and genres. All students interested in vocal music are encouraged to join. No audition is necessary, and college credit can be earned. The choir rehearses on Thursday’s from 3-4:50 p.m. in the fall and spring semesters.

SIC Community Choir

The Community Choir is comprised of volunteers from all over southern Illinois. Rehearsals are Tuesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. in room F110 at SIC in Harrisburg, and it is open to singers of high school age and up. The Community Choir performs one concert each fall and spring semester, as well as a performance at May commencement exercises and occasional special performances, as well. New members are encouraged to join early each semester (August or January) by attending a rehearsal. No audition is required. You can also find them on Facebook.

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For information about the Concert Choir, Community Chorus, or vocal and instrumental lessons, contact Cory Garmane at or (618) 252-5400, ext. 2235.

Join Southeastern Illinois College and Rend Lake College Concert Choirs for a joint concert.
There will be two performances:
1. Wednesday, May 4 @ 7pm at SIC in the George T. Dennis Visual & Performing Arts Center Lobby
2. Thursday, May 5 @ 7:00 at Rend Lake College Theatre
Admission is free!
For more information contact Cory Garmane at 618-252-5400 ext. 2235, email Alstat-Sanders can be reached at or by calling 618-437-5321, Ext. 1817.

The Southeastern Illinois College and Rend Lake College Concert Choirs are teaming up to bring the community a spooky good concert on two different nights. Halloween Pops will be coming to the SIC George T. Dennis Visual and Performing Arts Center Lobby Wednesday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m., and to the RLC Theatre Thursday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m. Both events are free to the public.

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