Chamber Ensembles

 

All chamber ensemble programs can be taken for one half credit (0.5) and are open by audition to all students at the university. See below for more information about each program.

 

Flute Choir
Chamber Singers
Woodwind Ensemble
Brass Ensemble
String Ensemble
Piano Ensemble
Guitar Ensemble
Mixed Chamber Ensemble
Flute Choir
Trumpet Ensemble
Horn Choir
Trombone Choir
Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble
Brass Choir
Clarinet Ensemble



Chamber Singers - MUO 114, 414, 514

A small, select ensemble devoted to the performance of vocal chamber music. Audition and instructor permission required. Interested students should contact Dr. Thomas Rowell for more information.


Woodwind Ensemble - MUO 118, 418, 518

The Woodwind Ensembles program, directed by Dr. Rebecca Mindock, allows students to participate in small mixed woodwind groups (duos, trios, quartets, quintets, etc.) or in like-instrument woodwind ensembles (clarinet quartet or clarinet choir, saxophone quartet, etc.). Auditions are held at the beginning of each semester. Students already planning to audition for Wind Ensemble, Symphony Band, or University Orchestra may have that audition count as their Woodwind Ensemble audition. Students only planning to participate in Woodwind Ensembles will need to contact Dr. Mindock to arrange an audition.

Brass Ensemble - MUO 119, 419, 519

The Brass Ensembles program, directed by Dr. Peter Wood, allows students to participate in brass quintets and other mixed or like-instrument small brass ensembles. Students interested in participating should contact Dr. Wood for more information.

String Ensemble - MUO 123, 423, 523

The String Ensemble, directed by Robert Seebacher, meets on Mondays from 6-8pm. Interested students should contact Mr. Seebacher for more information.

Piano Ensemble - MUO 124, 424, 524

Piano Ensemble, directed by Dr. Jasmin Arakawa, meets on Mondays from 4-5pm and allows students to study and perform two-piano and piano-ensemble works. This ensemble is required of piano majors and open to non-majors. Interested students should contact Dr. Arakawa for more information.

Guitar Ensemble - MUO 125, 425, 525

Guitar Ensemble, directed by Patrick Imsand, meets on Mondays and Wednesdays from 1:25-2:15 and allows students to study and perform ensemble literature for guitar. This ensemble is required of guitar majors and open to non-majors. Interested students should contact Mr. Imsand for more information.

Mixed Chamber Ensemble - MUO 129, 429, 529

This course allows for the study and performance of chamber literature for all combinations of instruments and voice. Interested students should contact Dr. Andra Bohnet for more information.

Flute Choir - MUO 138, 438, 538

Flute Choir, directed by Dr. Andra Bohnet, meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2-3:15pm and allows students to study and perform literature for all combinations of flutes. Interested students should contact Dr. Bohnet for more information.

Trumpet Ensemble - MUO 139, 439, 539

Trumpet Ensemble, directed by Dr. Peter Wood, meets on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 1:25-2:15pm and allows students to study and perform literature for all combinations of trumpets. Interested students should contact Dr. Peter Wood for more information.

Horn Choir - MUO 140, 440, 540

Horn Choir allows students to study and perform literature for all combinations of horns. Interested students should contact Jodi Graham Wood for more information.

Trombone Choir - MUO 141, 441, 541

Trombone Choir allows students to study and perform literature for all combinations of trombones. Interested students should contract Dr. Greg Gruner for more information.

Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble - MUO 142, 442, 542

Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble, directed by Dr. Will Petersen, allows students to study and perform literature for all combinations of tubas and euphoniums. Interested students should contact Dr. Petersen for more information.

Brass Choir - MUO 143, 443, 543

Brass Choir allows students to study and perform literature for large brass ensemble. Interested students should contact Dr. Peter Wood for more information.

Clarinet Ensemble - MUO 145, 445, 545

Clarinet Ensembles, directed by Dr. Kip Franklin, allows students to study and perform literature for all combinations of clarinets. All students enrolled in this course participate in Clarinet Choir, and those interested may also participate in smaller chamber groups (trios, quartets, etc.). Interested students should contact Dr. Franklin for more information.