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The "Golden Voices" Concert Choir welcomes all students!! Auditions will be held Aug. 18 & 19, 2022 from 9am until 4pm in the TU Chapel Choir Room.

Golden Voices Concert Choir

Director: Dr. Wayne A. Barr  |   Phone: 334-727-8394  |  Fax: 334-724-4655

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The Tuskegee University "Golden Voices" Concert Choir was founded in 1886 by Booker T. Washington to lead vesper services and other campus events. In addition to weekly chapel services, it now serves as an ambassadorial organization to promote the rich heritage and legacy of Tuskegee University through choral music. The Choir is under the direction of Dr. Wayne Anthony Barr, and accompanied by Mrs. Brenda Shuford.



Become a member of the "Golden Voices" Concert Choir (GVCC)

The choir is open to all Tuskegee University students, regardless of their major. An audition is required for those who wish to become a member of the choir. 

In-Person AUDITIONS will take place on Thursday and Friday,
Aug. 18 & 19, 2022 in the TU Chapel Choir Room between the hours of 9:00 am until 4:00 pm.  Please contact Dr. Wayne Barr for an audition time (Email:  or  Phone: 334-727-8394).

Prepare a song of your choice with a track, or a capella.


Choir auditions flyer for Fall 2022

William L. Dawson



Legendary composer, conductor and musician William Levi Dawson organized the School of Music at Tuskegee in 1931.

Dawson's legacy lives on through the Tuskegee University Golden Voices Choir which he begun and directed nearly a century ago.

Under his conductorship from 1931 to 1955, the Tuskegee choir of one hundred voices gained international fame.   

    Read Dawson's Tribute


Golden Voices Choir
Release First Album
in More Than 25 Years



Tuskegee University
Golden Voices Concert Choir

Dr. Wayne A. Barr, Director
Tuskegee University Chapel
1200 W. Montgomery Rd.
Tuskegee, AL 36088
Phone: 334-727-8394
Fax: 334-724-4655


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