Coming Home!

Alumni Choir One of the most popular events at MC's Homecoming is the Homecoming Choir.  This is an annual gathering of the current MC Concert Choir and alumni who were choir members. If you are an alumnus and participated in any choir during your time at Maryville College, you are welcome to join this fantastic group. 


Join Us!

To join the group on stage this year, please complete this simple RSVP form prior to Oct. 6, 2019.  We need all participants (new or returning) to complete this form to save your spot and help us plan for logistics of the event!  

Homecoming Choir Singer 2019 RSVP Form


Our directors this year will be Stacey Wilner and Alan Eleazar; also, alumni Louise Wyman '57 and James Laster '56 will be conducting their own compositions, and Paul Rudoi will conduct his commissioned work called, People Are The Key. Learn more about these directors here.  Here is the repertoire for Homecoming 2019:

A New Commandment - Louise Wyman ’57
Scotland Medley - arranged by James M. Laster ’56
Crimond - arranged by Harry H. Harter
Ain’t Got Time to Die - arranged by Hall Johnson
We Are Not Alone - Pepper Choplin
Benediction and Amen - Peter Lutkin
People Are The Key - Paul John Rudoi

You can find more information about the guest directors here

Choral Schedule

Fri. Oct 18

12:00-1:00 pm

Rehearsal for Homecoming Choir and Concert Choir

Ronald & Lynda Nutt Theater

2:00-3:00 pm

Composers Roundtable “The Compositional Process” with Dr. James Laster, Paul Rudoi and Louise Wyman

Harry H. Harter Choir Room

4:00-5:15 pm

Rehearsal for Homecoming Choir

Ronald & Lynda Nutt Theatre

Sat., Oct 19

9:00-10:30 am

(arrive early to start on time)

Rehearsal for combined ensembles

Ronald & Lynda Nutt Theatre

11:00 am

Homecoming Choir Concert

Ronald & Lynda Nutt Theatre

12:15 pm

Presentation on Companion Tour to England and Scotland

Harry H. Harter Choir Room




 Please come late to practices even if delayed from other events.

Music for Practice & Performance

Sheet music is available for practice at the link found below. In order to obtain the password for the sheet music (due to copyright) please contact Chaz Barber ’71 at or (865) 640-5226. The selections are:

Follow the link to the sheet music at the password protected page: 

Homecoming Choir 2019 Sheet Music

So, the steps for you to take to join this wildly popular group this year:

  1. RSVP (so we know how many will be joining us on stage and can plan for your voice parts, etc.)  RSVP HERE
  2. PRINT the sheet music (HERE) and bring with you in a black binder.
  3. Make sure you ATTEND at least one rehearsal (rehearsal schedule above.
  4. Don’t forget to FOLLOW the Maryville College Choir Alumni Facebook page.
  5. SING your heart out at the Homecoming Choir performance on Saturday, Oct. 19 at 11:00 am in the Ronald & Lynda Nutt Theatre in the Clayton Center for the Arts.

 For any Homecoming Choir questions, please contact Chaz Barber ’71 at or (865) 640-5226.

Is your contact information up-to-date? check this page for more information!