Best Choir VST PluginsBest Choir VST?

Are you looking for a great choir VST plugin for your music compositions?

The human voice can truly add soul and character in music.

Anything from the deep bass of male choirs, to divine female choirs, and gentle children choirs.

In this quick guide I have compiled a list of great choir VST libraries:

Choir VST libraries – Top List

  1. Hollywood Choirs (EastWest)
  2. Mars Symphonic Men’s Choir (Soundiron)
  3. Venus Symphonic Women’s Choir (Soundiron)
  4. Mercury Symphonic Boys’ Choir (Soundiron)
  5. StormChoir 2 – (Strezov Sampling)
  6. Wotan Male Choir (Strezov Sampling)
  7. Freyja Female Choir (Strezov Sampling)
  8. Arva Children’s Choir ((Strezov Sampling)
  9. Genesis Children’s Choir (AudioBro)
  10. Eric Whitacre Choir (Spitfire Audio)
  11. Dominus Choir (Fluffy Audio)

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Hollywood Choirs (EastWest)

Hollywood Choirs is my favorite product inside all of the EastWest Composer Cloud range. It simply sounds amazing, and the dynamic range is incredible. And with the nice convolution reverb included you feel like you are in heaven.

My Favorite Highlights

  • Amazing Dynamic Range
  • Super Powerful Wordbuilder
  • Very Lush and Rich Sound

Mars Symphonic Men’s Choir (Soundiron)

Mars Symphonic Men’s Choir includes an extensive range of sounds and combinations for your choice. Latin, Slavonic, and lots of vowel combinations. You get sustains, marcatos, staccatos, true legato patches, and even special presets like clusters, falls etc. If you need a powerful men’s choir, Mars will deliver.

My Favorite Highlights

  • Marcato/Staccato Phrase Builder
  • Both Latin and Slavonic
  • 5 True Legato Vowels
  • Bonus Soloist Range

Venus Symphonic Women’s Choir (Soundiron)

Venus Symphonic Women’s Choir is part of the Olympus product range. Recorded in the same church as Mars Symphonic Men’s Choir, with 33 amazing female singers. The natural ambience is hauntingly beautiful, and you get great control over the layering and combinations of the complete choir sound.

My Favorite Highlights

  • Marcato/Staccato Phrase Builder
  • Both Latin and Slavonic
  • 4 Dynamic Layered PP/FF True Legato Vowels
  • Bonus Soloist Range

Mercury Symphonic Boys’ Choir (Soundiron)

Mercury Symphonic Boy Choir will give you the traditional sound of an English boy’s choir, from lyrical legatos, to marcatos and staccatos with latin syllables and words. The bonus pads, drone, soundscapes and whisper articulations truly shows how deep this choir library is.

My Favorite Highlights

  • The Word Master System (key switching)
  • Combined Marcato/Staccato Phrase Builder
  • 42 staccato & 42 sustaining marcato syllables with round-robin
  • 6 dynamic true legato vowels

StormChoir 2 – (Strezov Sampling)

A 12-piece chamber choir recorded with seven different mic positions featuring a great phrasebuilder with Slavonic syllables. It even includes true legato patches for both men and women. If you want an epic choir library, StormChoir 2 will deliver big time.

My Favorite Highlights

  • Seven Mic Positions
  • Stack (Overdub) functionality
  • Phrasebuilder with 24 deeply sampled matching syllables
  • True Legato Patches for both Men and Women

Wotan Male Choir (Strezov Sampling)

Wotan is a male choir that is inspired by the classic LOTR soundtrack in the mines of Moria. Big, bombastic, deep and powerful. With polyphonic legato, a very wide register, and a phrase-builder that is actually super quick and easy to use.

My Favorite Highlights

  • The Syllabuilder engine with Connect and Morph modes
  • The Agile Legato Engine
  • Separate recordings of ten tenors and ten basses
  • 3 mic positions – Close, Decca, Hall
  • Polyphonic True Legato (Ah, Mm and Oh)

Freyja Female Choir (Strezov Sampling)

Freyja is the female counter part to the Wotan male choir. Play agile legato and even polyphonic legato on every syllable, with the breathtaking beauty and power of 10 altos and 10 sopranos. Freyja delivers a wide range in both pitch and dynamics, and more importantly, lots of expression.

My Favorite Highlights

  • The Syllabuilder engine with Connect and Morph modes
  • The Agile Legato Engine
  • Separate recordings of ten altos and ten sopranos
  • 3 mic positions – Close, Decca, Hall
  • Polyphonic True Legato (Ah, Mm, MmAh)

Arva Children’s Choir (Strezov Sampling)

Arva gives you that light-hearted and beautiful voice of a children’s choir. It consists of two separately recorded sections of boys and girls. The power of polyphonic legato, true divisi and the Syllabuilder engine will give you incredible control over the expression.

My Favorite Highlights

  • True Divisi recordings for boys and girls sections
  • Separately recorded boys and girls choir ensembles
  • Polyphonic True Legato (Ah, Mm, Ooh, Mm-Ah, Mm-Ooh, Mm-Ooh-Ah)
  • The Syllabuilder engine

Genesis Children’s Choir (AudioBro)

4 fantastic children’s choir sections in one beautiful and easy to use interface. This will give you instant inspiration to shape the sound, tone and expression of new choir parts for your music. Genesis truly delivers high end quality in all aspects.

My Favorite Highlights

  • 4 choirs in 1 (Soprano + Alto Girls,  Soprano + Alto Boys)
  • Programmable Latin based phrases
  • Polyphonic Real Legato and melisma
  • Auto Divisi engine
  • 3D Stage panner
  • Komplete Kontrol Integration

Eric Whitacre Choir (Spitfire Audio)

Recorded in the Lyndhurst Hall at Air Studios, and conducted by Grammy winner Eric Whitacre. This choir library will give you access to the highest quality singers, in a wonderful hall. The choir consists of 22 singers: six soprano, five alto, five tenor and six bass. And don’t let the simplicity of the interface fool you, this is one massive and magnificent choir.

My Favorite Highlights

  • Massive Library (170GB)
  • 22 singers performing 170 techniques in total
  • 111 Evolutions
  • The Big Knob (customizable)

Dominus Choir (Fluffy Audio)

Dominus Choir has a very classical and warm sound, with amazing expression in the dynamic range. The interface and wordbuilder is extremely easy and inspiring to work with, and you will soon be making those big, lush choir parts for your music compositions.

My Favorite Highlights

  • Easy and Powerful Phrasebuilder
  • True-legato transitions for all the vowels in the library
  • Polylegato engine
  • Intelligent auto-connect of syllables

Honorable Mentions

  • Metropolis Ark 1
    A full orchestral library, which includes both men’s and women’s choir presets.
  • 8dio Choirs
    8dio have several choirs in their product range like: Silka, Insolidus, Requiem, Lacrimosa and Liberis.

Best Choir VST libraries – Summary

  1. Hollywood Choirs (EastWest)
  2. Mars Symphonic Men’s Choir (Soundiron)
  3. Venus Symphonic Women’s Choir (Soundiron)
  4. Mercury Symphonic Boys’ Choir (Soundiron)
  5. StormChoir 2 – (Strezov Sampling)
  6. Wotan Male Choir (Strezov Sampling)
  7. Freyja Female Choir (Strezov Sampling)
  8. Arva Children’s Choir ((Strezov Sampling)
  9. Genesis Children’s Choir (AudioBro)
  10. Eric Whitacre Choir (Spitfire Audio)
  11. Dominus Choir (Fluffy Audio)

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