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Augustana Choir

Augustana Choir

Conductor: Jon Hurty

Rehearsals: M/W 4:30-5:45 p.m., T/TH 4:15-5:30 p.m., occasional Fridays.

A highly selective mixed ensemble that performs in major concerts, special events and on tour, the Augustana Choir is internationally celebrated for vocal virtuosity, tonal mastery, discipline, unity, keen intonation and joy in performance. 

jon hurty
Jon Hurty directs the Augustana Choir.

Established in 1931, the Augustana Choir has been conducted by Dr. Jon Hurty since 1996. Under Hurty’s direction, the choir has performed at Orchestra Hall in Chicago, Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall in New York City, as well as many major cathedrals and concert venues in Sweden, Norway, China, Germany, Italy, Austria, Japan, Korea, Spain and France. 

The choir focuses on the highest quality choral literature from the Renaissance through the 21st century. It has released a number of recordings and is frequently invited to perform on commercial and public radio, as well as network television.

Rehearsing daily and performing as many as 20 concerts each year, the Augustana Choir requires a high level of musicianship and serious time commitment. Students in choir also participate in the Handel Oratorio Society.

East Coast 2020 tour schedule

Saturday, March 21: 7 p.m., Bigelow Middle School auditorium, 42 Vernon St., Newton, Mass.

Monday, March 23: 7 p.m., Egner Chapel at Muhlenberg College, 2400 W. Chew St., Allentown, Pa.

Tuesday, March 24: 7 p.m., Epiphany Lutheran Church, 4301 Raspe Ave., Baltimore, Md.

Wednesday, March 25: 7 p.m., Lutheran Church of the Reformation, 212 E Capitol St. NE, Washington D.C.

Friday, March 27: 7 p.m., St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 619 Lexington Ave., New York City.

Saturday, April 4: 3 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2136 Brady Street, Davenport, Ia


Brian Jozwiak
More Than I Imagined ​Brian Jozwiak
“The euphoric rush that the choir experienced each concert, night after night, was indescribable.”
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