Affiliated & Hosted Organizations
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Master Chorale
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Master Chorale is a graduate level chorus comprised of advanced undergraduate students, graduate students and talented community members, including Second Presbyterian Chancel Choir members, who have joined by audition. The members commute from as far as Dalton, GA, Suwanee and Athens, TN and locally. Several members of the Second Presbyterian Chancel Choir are members of the Master Chorale. The meet once a year and hold their June concert in the sanctuary at Second Presbyterian Church.
Chattanooga Boys Choir
The Chattanooga Boys Choir, under the direction of Vincent Oakes, makes our church their home. The mission of the Chattanooga Boys Choir is "to positively influence and develop the lives of boys by providing a music program of the highest quality which includes education, appreciation, and performance."
The Chattanooga Boys Choir was founded in 1954, and remains the oldest boy-choir in the Southeast. The organization now includes over 140 boys in five different ensembles from across Chattanooga and Northwest Georgia.
The Concert Choir, the main performing and touring ensemble, has presented concerts in 38 states and in 18 countries across five continents. From performing sacred masterpieces in the great cathedrals of Europe to the National Anthem at the White House and major league baseball games, the choir represents the community as Chattanooga's "Ambassadors of Goodwill."
Choral Arts of Chattanooga
Choral Arts of Chattanooga was founded in 1985 by Dr. John Hamm to provide an opportunity for professionally trained singers to perform choral masterpieces. Their new Artistic Director is Darrin Hassevoort. Under the leadership of many distinguished musicians, Choral Arts has performed such masterworks as Honegger's King David, Beethoven's Missa Solemnis, and the Requiems of Brahms, Mozart, Faure, and Durufle. Choral Arts has also performed under the direction of such noted guest conductors as Roger Wagner, Robert Page, and Dale Warland.