A Nationally Recognized Community Chorus

The Helios Ensemble is nationally recognized community chorus, receiving honorable mention in The American Prize Community Chorus competition for 2019, and selected as a finalist for 2020.

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Audition for The Helios Ensemble

Join us for regular Sunday rehearsals at 4:30pm

Interested in free voice lessons?

Benjamin Hansen, DMA is offering free voice lessons over Zoom. For more information, text Dr. Hansen at (202) 262-3643 or contact us.

What Choristers Say

Rehearsal Video

We are a Choir based in Tucson, AZ

The Helios Ensemble is a 60-person community vocal performance group based in Tucson, Arizona founded and directed by Dr. Benjamin Hansen. The group creates heartfelt, professional level performances through creative and uplifting group vocal technique.

Listen to what Helios has done!

Founded in 2014, The Helios Ensemble has rapidly risen to become Southern Arizona’s most advanced community chorus. Listen here. Through a selective audition process, and inventive group vocal technique, The Helios Ensemble has made waves with exciting performances of Beethoven, Poulenc, Antognini, Runestad, Haydn, and Brahms.