UNSW has two primary choirs managed by the Music Performance Unit, the larger Collegium Musicum Choir which includes up to 100 singers, and the Corde Chamber Choir, a more advanced chamber choir.

Since being established in 1975, the choral program has been open to all parts of the UNSW community, and has consistently involved students and staff from across the institution, as well as alumni and community members.


Patricia Brown

It is with great sadness that we farewell Patricia Brown, musicologist and choral director of UNSW, who died on Tuesday 18 April.


In the fateful year of 2020, the Collegium Musicum Choir had programmed Handel’s Alexander’s Feast for its second program, a performance which sadly did not...

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Music Performance UNSW is delighted to announce John Rotar as the winner of the 2023 Willgoss Choral Composition Prize for his work, ...