The Virginia Glee Club Fall Concert began in 1952 as the first concert of the season. It was often associated with a football game, and many of the fall concerts featured a guest appearance by a glee club from the opposing school.

Football concerts[edit | edit source]

Some Glee Club fall concerts tied into a home football game and featured a guest appearance by the opposing school's glee club. The overall win-loss record of UVA against teams played on these football concert weekends is shown below:

Year Opponent W/L Score
1952 Washington and Lee W 21 - 14
1953 University of North Carolina L 7 - 33
1954 University of North Carolina L 14 - 26
1955 University of North Carolina L 14 - 26
1956 University of North Carolina W (forfeit) 7 - 21
1967 University of North Carolina W 40 - 17
1970 Virginia Military Institute

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W 44-10
1971 University of North Carolina L 20 - 32
1972 University of North Carolina L 3 - 23
1977 University of North Carolina L 14 - 35
1980 Rutgers University L 17 - 19
1986 William and Mary L 37 - 41

Other guest chorus collaborations[edit | edit source]

Many Glee Club fall concerts featured guest performances by guest choruses, often from one of the Virginia or Massachusetts women's colleges. A listing of frequent collaborators is below:

Chorus Years
Chatham College Choir 1971
Georgetown University Glee Club 1973
Harvard Glee Club 1974
Madrigal Group 1945
Mary Baldwin College Choir 1988, 1993
Mount Holyoke Glee Club 1975, 1982
Radford University Chorale 1992
Randolph-Macon Glee Club 1969
Smith College Glee Club 1985, 1987
Sweet Briar Glee Club 1981
University of Pittsburg Men's Glee Club 1968
Virginia Women's Chorus 1995, 19961997
Washington and Lee Glee Club 1984
Washington and Lee Women's Chorus 1990
Wellesley College Choir 1983, 1994, 1998

References[edit | edit source]

  1. While the Fall Concert (1970) was performed with the VMI Glee Club on November 13, the game against VMI was played earlier in the season, on October 10.

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