The University of Maryland Chapel Choir was a student vocal group active from 1951 until the late 1970s, under the directorship of Fague K. Springmann. The group appeared on theDave Garroway Show TV program, performed Mahler's Second Symphony with the National Symphony Orchestra at Constitution Hall, and earned accolades for its presentation of Handel's The Messiah."). After more than 30 years, the Chapel Choir was revived in 2007. This collection contains two audio recordings of the group from the 1950s and 1960s: "Music of Graduation: Commencement - a Beginning," circa 1959-1967, and a vinyl recording of the University of Maryland Chapel Choir with Symphony Orchestra, singing Handel's The Messiah from December 13, 1959.
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