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Music Ensembles

REVISED ENSEMBLE REQUIREMENTS FOR MUSIC MAJORS
ALL MUSIC MAJORS MUST READ AND FOLLOW THESE GUIDELINES

All  music majors must enroll and/or participate in a minimum of one primary and one secondary ensemble  each semester (with the exception of when Student Teaching).  If all ensemble enrollment requirements have been completed, the student  must continue  satisfactory participation in both primary and secondary ensembles until graduation.

Ensembles are determined by the student’s declared performance area. The following is a guide regarding Secondary Ensembles:

TYPEPRIMARY ENSEMBLESECONDARY ENSEMBLE

Woodwind

Wind Ensemble

Marching Band, University Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble

Brass

Wind Ensemble

Marching Band, University Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble

Percussion

Wind Ensemble

Percussion Ensemble, Drum line, University Orchestra, Jazz Band

Strings

University Orchestra

Chamber Ensemble, Wind Ensemble

Voice

Vocal Chamber Choir

Concert Choir, Vocal Jazz Ensemble

Piano

Piano Ensemble

Jazz Band, University Orchestra

Guitar

Guitar Ensemble

Jazz Band, University Orchestra

NOTE: Other secondary ensembles may be offered as interest dictates and may include Brass Ensemble, Brass Quintet, Flute Choir, Mariachi Ensemble, Pep Band, Woodwind Ensemble, Jazz Combo, etc.

Any student on scholarship may be asked to perform in additional ensembles, as specified by the scholarship award letter.

NOTE: Failure by any student to enroll/participate in the appropriate and required primary  and secondary ensembles will result in revocation of scholarship  and/or delay of graduation.


In all ensembles, members enroll for 1.0 credit hour. Grades for ensemble participation are averaged into the overall Grade Point Average (GPA). Tuxedos for men or black formal wear for women is used by all university ensembles. See the ensemble director for more specific information.

Music Department

Anthony "Capps" Capozzolo Center for the Arts

AM175

Faculty and Staff

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