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Three musicians in the brass section at the University Orchestra's "All You Need is Love!” Valentine's Day concert.

Performance Groups

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University ensembles are open to all students enrolled at the University. Auditions are required for all ensembles except for Marching Band, Pep Band and Choral Union. Auditions for ensembles take place in September, within the first two to three days of school (see Dept. of Music posting, first floor, Durgin Hall). All students, music majors AND non-music majors audition for seating placement. At this time auditions for the following non-major instruments are closed: guitar, electric bass, drumset.

Students should prepare a solo work (District/All-State level) when auditioning for classical Wind Ensemble, Orchestra, Brass Ensemble or Concert Band.

2015 Concert calendar


Four marching band students lined up horizontally, each playing the flute. Photo by Megpix

Ensembles include, but are not limited to:

Jazz Offerings

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  • Studio Orchestra
  • Small Jazz Ensemble
  • Jazz Lab Ensemble