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A Community Chorus dedicated to love of music
and the love of community.







We are delighted to welcome Heather Hamilton as our 2017 Young Artist. Heather will be singing with the Chorale and assisting in conducting while finishing her choral music degree from Webster University.

Heather Hamilton is a Senior Vocal Music Education major at Webster University. She is currently singing with the Chamber Singers and Women’s Chorus. This semester, she is assistant conducting the Women’s Chorus and has conducted and sung in both the Concert Choir and Chamber Singers in semesters past. Heather served as the President and Vice President for the National Association for Music Education and American Choral Directors Association chapters, respectively. She was recently selected to serve as the State Student Representative for the Missouri Choral Directors Association. Heather serves as the Vice President for Webster’s Student Government Association and worked on the First Year Experience Orientation Staff. She also works with the St. Louis Children’s Choirs as an Ensemble Assistant for Choristers, a 6th through 12th grade ensemble. This year, Heather was awarded the Jean Sinor Endowed Scholarship for Music Education through the Department of Music. She is delighted to be working with the Collinsville Chorale which is “so close to home” for this Fairview Heights, IL native. 


Lynn Schwander was honored at our June 23 concert for over 22 years of artistic service to the Chorale. Lynn is still going to serve as our accoompanist, but we couldn't let another season go by without formally thanking her for her many contributions! 


Click the tab at the top to learn how to join the Chorale!
We are scheduling auditions for our 2017 season now.
We rehearse on Monday evenings in 5-week cycles for a total of 20 weeks per year.

"He Never Failed Me Yet" - Ladies Chamber Choir
Featuring Montel Moore

"Soli Deo" - Spring 2015


The 2013-14 season marked the 20th anniversary of The Collinsville Chorale. The Chorale was formed in 1994 by Gary Humphrey. Singers were recruited  from local churches and the general public. Over the years, four people have served as director; Lisa Neal, Gary Hoobler, Marty Johnson and Andy Waggoner. Since that first concert in 1994, the Chorale has continued to grow in members and with   audience support. The Chorale’s season includes four concerts featuring pops music, Christmas music, spirituals/gospel and patriotic/folk. Membership is open to anyone who wants to audition. We would love to have you!


2013 Christmas Concert


2014 Trip to Washington DC - The Kennedy Center