APU Men’s Chorale, under the direction of Harold Clousing, DMA, has been an admired choral ensemble in the School of Music more than 40 years. Comprised of men from all disciplines and majors offered at APU, this 80-voice ensemble performs regularly at churches, schools, and civic organizations. Their repertoire represents many musical styles, including traditional men’s choral music, spirituals, jazz arrangements, hymns, folk songs, and contemporary Christian music. The ensemble regularly performs newly commissioned works by APU faculty, students, and contemporary composers, and appears in concert throughout the year.

Men’s Chorale has appeared on numerous occasions at Disneyland’s annual Community Artist’s Showcase as well as for the Plotkin Memorial Foundation in Orange County. In addition, they have produced numerous custom recordings including their latest release album, Na Kane. They have appeared with Broadway star Linda Eder at the APU Festival of Christmas concert in Segerstrom Hall at the Orange County Performing Arts Center, and they have also appeared with the Ralph Carmichael Big Band in concert under the direction of Ralph Carmichael himself.


Men’s Chorale tours annually, including recent appearances at theUSS Missouri in Hawaii and the Los Angeles Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast. In recent years, tours have included performances throughout the western United States as well as internationally to Romania where they performed at schools, churches, and orphanages. The group recently performed at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C.