The Champion Chorale is a mixed choral ensemble made up of student and friends of Champion Christian College who are dedicated to the use of choral art to the glory of God. The Chorale will be singing in worship settings and at school events, as well as serving as representative of Champion to the local community and beyond. Rehearsals will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30 – 1:20 PM during the fall and spring semesters. Not tuition will be charged and one-hour credit will be available to student who enroll and meet attendance requirements. To enroll in the Champion Chorale or to acquire more information about courses at Champion Christian College contact the Admissions Office at
The Director of the Champion Chorale is Dr. Tom Bolton, who has over 45 years of experience directing church, university, and seminary choirs. He holds a baccalaureate degree in vocal performance from Ouachita Baptist University and a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in musicology with a minor in voice from the University of North Texas. He has also completed postdoctoral credits and has performed in Italy through the Sessione Senese per la Musica e l’Arte in Siena. The accompanist for the group is Kristen LaMadrid, who teaches piano at Champion and is also on staff at National Park College and Ouachita Baptist University.