The Chamber Singers of the Yale Glee Club is a group of eighteen singers who perform choral works primarily designed for a small ensemble. Their repertoire ranges from sacred music to madrigals to modern pieces. Selections from the repertoire are performed throughout the year at various Glee Club concerts. Membership is open by audition from within the Glee Club.
Max Holman, conductor
Max Holman is a graduate of Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University where he received his B.M. in Music Education. While at Rutgers, Max founded the New Brunswick Chamber Choir, a 16-voice ensemble comprised of Rutgers students and alumni. As Chorus Master for Opera at Rutgers, his production credits include Massenet's Cendrillon, winner of a National Opera Association prize, and Purcell's The Tempest. Over the summer of 2012, Max directed the chorus of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 at the under the late Maestro Lorin Maazel while attending the Castleton Artists Training Seminar on full scholarship. After singing in the 2012 Norfolk Chamber Music Festival Chorus, Max was invited back as a Conducting Fellow in the 2013 Choral Conducting Workshop.
A recipient of the 2013-2014 Hugh Giles Prize, Max recently conducted a premiere in collaboration with New Music New Haven, and currently serves as an Assistant Conductor of the All-City Honors Chorus through the Music in Schools Initiative. An avid ballet accompanist, Max has collaborated with American Repertory Ballet and Princeton Ballet School, Lustig Dance Theatre, Mason Gross School of the Arts, New Jersey School of Ballet, and is currently on staff at New Haven Ballet.