OUR HISTORY

Since its founding in 1950, the Harvard Glee Club Foundation has supported the activities and traditions of the Harvard Glee Club and provided a platform to connect alumni.  Throughout the years the Foundation has sponsored a wide variety of events for our alumni, organized alumni chorus tours, commissioned new works,  facilitated tour reunions, and made significant financial contributions to the Harvard Glee Club, just to mention a few.  The Foundation’s activities have reached over 2,000 former singers from almost all of Harvard’s schools, spanning over six continents.  


THE FOUNDATION SALUTES PAST AND PRESENT HARVARD GLEE CLUB CONDUCTORS

There have been only 6 conductors in the 159 year history of the Harvard Glee Club.  This amazing group of leaders have all uniquely contributed to the rich history of the Harvard Glee Club.  In this part of the website, the Foundation pays tribute to each of these conductors.  Please click on the squares below to see more information about each conductor, their contributions to the Harvard Glee Club, articles and publications, concert programs, video clips, audio clips, celebrations, memorials, and many other exciting documents.  


FOUNDATION PAST EVENTS AND TOUR REUNIONS

The Foundation is involved in organizing and sponsoring a wide variety of events connecting Glee Club alumni and celebrating key events in the history of the Glee Club.  Whether its planning a tour reunion, hosting a reception for a football concert, meeting the Glee Club on tour, or organizing an alumni chorus tour, the Foundation plays a key role making these events a success.  Click HERE to see the current events planned by the Foundation.  Click on the squares below to explore past Foundation events and tour reunions.