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Primary Ensembles

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    University String Orchestra

    Conducting:
    Strings:
    • Daniel Bra​ndt (violin, viola)
    • Mary Lindsay  (cello)
    • Cathy Camp Davidson (bass)
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    Wind Ensemble/Concert Band

    The Wind Ensemble is one of the University's premier performing ensembles and is open to all students, regardless of academic major. Prerequisite: High School Band experience or Director approval. Rehearsals begin the first week of school in the Fall and Spring semesters. The ensemble seeks to broaden performance and pedagogical skills through the programming of quality wind band literature that ranges from cornerstones of the repertoire through contemporary works. The Wind Ensemble also serves as a vehicle that equips music performance and education degree students with rehearsal and performance techniques that will foster growth and maturity in their performing ensembles after graduating and entering the field of music performance and music education.

    Conductor: Woodwinds:​​ ​Brass: Strings: Piano: ​Percussion:
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    Vocal Chamber Ensemble

    Chamber Choir

    The Vocal Ensemble is a select ensemble and admittance is by vocal auditions from primarily voice majors. Other music majors and members of the student body may audition for openings in the ensemble as they occur. This ensemble is a performance-oriented group with special emphasis on a cappella literature including secular and sacred repertoire. Extra rehearsals are scheduled as needed for preparation.

    Conducting:

    Voice:

    • Dennis Jackson
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    Guitar Ensemble

    Classical Guitar Ensemble

    Open to qualified guitar players by audition. Ensembles of varying instrumentation are organized each semester, with a variety of styles studied for performance. Performances are given on and off campus as opportunities arise.

    Guitar: Jazz Guitar Ensemble

    Open to qualified guitar players by audition. Ensembles of varying instrumentation are organized each semester, with a variety of styles studied for performance. Performances are given on and off campus as opportunities arise.  

    Guitar:
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    Piano Ensemble

    Open to qualified piano players by audition. Piano ensembles of varying sizes are organized each semester. Performances are given on and off campus as opportunities arise. 

    Piano:

Music Department

Anthony "Capps" Capozzolo Center for the Arts

AM175

Faculty and Staff

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