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Radcliffe Choral Society

the premier women’s chorus of harvard university

About Us


The Radcliffe Choral Society was founded in 1899 by the first President of Radcliffe College, Elizabeth Cary Agassiz, and is one of the oldest women’s collegiate choirs in the nation. President Agassiz called upon Marie Reuter Gallison, the first conductor of the Choral Society, to establish RCS in order to “give the chance to join in singing with others to every Radcliffe student who wished to do so.” Read more →


RCS, as part of the Holden Choruses, holds auditions each year at the beginning of the fall semester. Auditions take place in two rounds; the first round is open to all undergraduate and graduate students at Harvard. Read more →


Tickets for all RCS events are available at the Harvard Box Office.

Looking for our 2013-2014 concert season schedule? Check it out here.


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Spring Tour to Florida 2015

The Radcliffe Choral Society is proud to present our annual spring break tour! This spring break, RCS will be touring cities in Florida, performing our repertoire from the 2014-2015 school year.

RCS Tour Poster

Visit our Tour page for more information!

Spring Tour 2014: Singing in the South

Look for us as we tour New Orleans and Texas from March 14-23!

For more information about our tour or to offer to host us during our stay,
visit www.hcs.harvard.edu/~rcs/tour/
or contact us directly at rcstour2014@gmail.com.
We look forward to meeting you!
Carol Meuth ’14 & Claire Fitzgerald ’14 Tour Manager

Christmas in Sanders

Join us for our annual Christmas concert with the Harvard Glee Club on December 6th. Escape the cold and celebrate the season in style with traditional carols, seasonal choral a cappella gems, and the world premiere of “Three Poems of Miguel de Unamuno” by Nancy Galbraith.

This festive musical tradition is sure to get you in the holiday spirit! Visit the Harvard Box Office or contact any member of the choirs for tickets.