Contact & Location


Lionel Hampton School of Music

Physical Address:
Corner of Blake & W. Sweet Ave.
PHONE: 208-885-6231
FAX: 208-885-7254

Mailing Address:
Lionel Hampton School of Music
c/o University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4015
University of Idaho
Moscow, Idaho 83844-4015
The Vandaleers

Vandaleers Concert Choir

The Vandaleer Concert Choir (MusA 116/316/516), directed by Dr. Michael Murphy, is open to all students by audition. Vandaleers performs classical music of all eras and genres, from Gregorian chant to contemporary choral works as well as folk songs and ethnic repertoire from the United States and around the globe. In addition to a regular campus concert schedule, Vandaleers customarily makes a concert tour in the Northwest region each year. Past concert tours have also taken the ensemble to Europe, South America, Washington D.C. and New York City.

Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 12:30 - 1:20 p.m.

AUDITION INFORMATION: Vandaleer Concert Choir

Fall Semester - first week of classes

Choral Ensembles Placement Information

Contact: Dr. Michael Murphy,, if you have any questions/concerns!

*Choirs will meet on Friday of the first week of classes.

Spring Semester - Auditions are by appointment with the director, Dr. Michael Murphy.

The Vandaleer Concert Choir is a select auditioned group that seeks musicians who are disciplined and punctual, and who possess excellent musicianship, reading ability, and leadership qualities.

Audition requirements include a prepared, short solo piece that demonstrates the applicant’s best level of technical and expressive ability. The solo should be secure enough to be sung a cappella. Additional audition components include sight singing and tonal memory. Auditions are by appointment only.