RU Chamber Choir is Rhodes University’s official choir, consisting of 20+ members. As one of the oldest university chamber choir in the country, it has grown a reputation of displaying vibrant and fine performances of wide-ranging choral works, and the 2021 choir continues this legacy. RUCC delivers a diverse and entertaining repertoire of choral music, including works from South African composers such as AJ Bethke and Peter Klatzow, several traditional vocal arrangements, and works in the Western Art canon from composers such as Moses Hogan and Rachmaninov, among others.
KWANTU choir is a community choir that includes learners from Rhodes and local schools and general community singers of Makhanda. It prides itself on being a choral ambassador for the town. It has represented the town on National and International Festivals such as the Choral Celebration Festival, National Arts Festival, and World Choir Games. Currently, it is under the direction of Kutlwano Kepadisa.