An auditioned choral ensemble for students in grades 3-8.

Shepherd Preparatory Chorus

AUDITIONS: Wednesday, September 2, 2015 from 6:00pm-8:00pm

Upcoming Preparatory Chorus Concerts and Rehearsals

The Shepherd University Department of Music Preparatory Division is pleased to announce another exciting season for the Shepherd Preparatory Chorus. The choir is under the direction of Dr. David Gonzol, Assistant Professor and Director of Music Education at Shepherd. The Shepherd Preparatory Chorus membership is comprised of both male and female vocalists who are currently in grades 3-8. The chorus rehearses on Wednesday evenings from 6:10-7:25 p.m. throughout the school year at the Frank Arts Center on the Shepherd University campus. The tuition fee for the Shepherd Preparatory Chorus is $125 per semester and includes two free family member admissions to each concert.

Dr. David Gonzol holds degrees from Messiah College and Temple University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland at College Park and earned Mastery Certificates in the Kodály and Orff Schulwerk approaches from the University of St. Thomas. He taught music in public schools in Pennsylvania and Idaho, and at colleges and universities there, as well as in Maryland and Minnesota.

Preparatory Chorus Application Form

Preparatory Chorus Policies and Procedures

For additional information or to register for the chorus and schedule an audition, please contact Kari Edge: 304-876-5555 or Information regarding the Chorus and other Preparatory Division activities can also be found at the Shepherd Department of Music Website at