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Our choir in the Advent matinee at the Gasteig.
Our choir in the Advent matinee at the Gasteig.Image: Andreas Heddergott

The TUMChor (TUM’s choir): The Voices of Our University

We are the choir of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) – students, staff, faculty, and alumni. Every year we perform in the Munich Philharmonie at the university’s Advent concerts – and at many other festive occasions. Sing along!

Upcoming concerts

12/3/2017, 11 am - Advent matinee for staff, faculty, and students
12/3/2017, 2.30 pm - Vivat TUM for alumni, freshmen, and the Bund der Freunde

Program
F. Mendelssohn: chorale cantata „Vom Himmel hoch“ for soli, choir and orchestra
H. Schütz: A german magnificat „Meine Seele erhebt den Herrn“ for choir a capella
F. Mendelssohn: Symphony no. 5, the "Reformation Symphony" revised for soli, choir and orchestra

More information on the Advent concerts

Sing along!

We are always happy to welcome new singers interested in performing with the Symphonisches Ensemble München (Symphonic Ensemble of Munich). Students, staff, faculty, alumni, and friends of the Technical University of Munich are welcome to join us!

  • Do you already have experience singing in a choir?
  • Are you willing to independently prepare pieces?
  • Do you have time to attend all (if at all possible) rehearsals?

Sign up! Registration for this years Advent concerts: now - October 15th, 2017

As a project choir we practice specifically in preparation for upcoming concerts. Auditions are held at the end of the first two rehearsals. This alone allows us to harmonize with each other with just a few highly concentrated rehearsals.

Rehearsal dates

  • Monday 10/16, 7 - 10 pm, Carl v. Linde-Auditorium 1200, followed by auditions

  • Friday 10/20, 7 - 10 pm, Philharmonie choir rehearsal hall, followed by auditions

  • Monday 10/23, 7 - 10 pm, Philharmonie choir rehearsal hall

  • Friday 10/27, 7 - 10 pm, Philharmonie choir rehearsal hall

  • Monday 11/13, 7 - 10 pm, Philharmonie choir rehearsal hall

  • Friday 11/17, 7 - 10 pm, Philharmonie choir rehearsal hall

  • Thursday 11/23, 7.30 - 10 pm, Maria Ward School Nymphenburg

  • Thursday 11/30, 7.30 - 10 pm, Maria Ward School Nymphenburg

Dress rehearsal: Saturday 11/26, 10 am - 1 pm, Philharmonie

Concert: Sunday, starting at 9 am, Philharmonie (the concert starts at 11 am)

Recording sessions: Listen to our choir

Click through this YouTube-Playlist and see the performances of our choir at the Advent concerts.

Other concerts and recording sessions from the past few years

2016

Advent concerts of the TUM in the Philharmonie at the Gasteig in Munich (Video on YouTube)

3/4 June: Celebratory church service for the opening of the TUM Science and Study Center Raitenhaslach 

29 May: TV church service of the Evangelische Hochschulgemeinden (Protestant University Association) at the Christuskirche Munich (BR Media Center)

2015

Advent concerts of the TUM in the Philharmonie at the Gasteig in Munich (Video on YouTube)

2014

Advent concerts of the TUM in the Philharmonie at the Gasteig in Munich (Video on YouTube)