On March 15th, Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ) buzzed with anticipation as the renowned United States Naval Academy Glee Club took the stage at the TUJ Parliament. Attendees, eagerly awaiting an evening of musical excellence, gathered to witness the performance.

The hour-long event, open to the TUJ community and neighbors, showcased the Glee Club’s exceptional talent and passion for music. From soulful ballads to rousing anthems, the ensemble’s diverse repertoire captivated the audience.

Guests were treated to an unforgettable experience filled with harmony and pride as the Glee Club’s performance united the TUJ community, fostering a sense of togetherness among attendees. A standing ovation at the conclusion of the event underscored the profound impact of the evening’s music.

The United State Naval Academy Glee Club made a special stop at TUJ as part of their Japan tour. A YouTube video capturing the highlights of the performance will ensure that the echoes of the U.S. Naval Academy Glee Club’s music continue to resonate.

Battle Hymn of the Republic


Founded in 1845, the U.S. Naval Academy Glee Club has a rich history of captivating audiences with their exceptional vocal talents. It is comprised of The United States Naval Academy MEN’S GLEE CLUB, which has achieved national prominence as one of America’s premier men’s choral ensembles, and The United States Naval Academy WOMEN’S GLEE CLUB, which is the only all-female military choral ensemble in the world.  Appearances on network television include The Kennedy Center Honors (CBS), The Today Show (NBC), The Early Show (CBS), Christmas in Washington (NBC and TNT), Good Morning, America (ABC), and countless regional and local television stations. 
This group has performed extensively in the United States and abroad. They regularly collaborate with top orchestras and have performed at the dedication ceremony and anniversary of the Pentagon Memorial (9/11), the Ronald Reagan Freedom Award, the Commissioning Ceremony and Gala for the George H. W. Bush Aircraft Carrier (CVN-77), and the Inaugural Concert “We Are One” performed on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial for a live audience of over half a million and an internationally televised audience, the nationally televised JFK 50th Commemorations in Dallas and Boston, numerous concerts at the Academy, and participation in a nationally televised Kennedy Center Honors. 

The Riveters
A group of 10 exceptional musicians from the WGC has entertained audiences with songs from the forties to today.

Clean Shave Barbershop Quartet
USNA’s own Barbershop Quartet since the late 1950s. Continuing a tradition of harmonious singing that spans over half a century, their repertoire includes popular songs from the gaslight era and early twentieth century, making it suitable for all occasions and age groups.

The Skivs  
This group performs the “doo-whop” music of the 1950’s and later.