Performing Ensembles

The School of Arts and Humanities has seven performing ensembles. More specific information about performances during the semester will be found under the individual course descriptions.

Community Chorale

The Community Chorale is open to all students as well as members of the community who are interested in singing challenging music in a wide variety of styles.

***Freshmen may enroll in this Monday Evening class and will be excused from class to attend UNIV 1010 sessions.***

Chamber Singers*

An ensemble of 24-30 singers, performing sacred and secular vocal music from the Renaissance to the contemporary period, including classical and modern jazz arrangements.

Orchestra*

A classical music ensemble for students who have previous experience in an orchestral instrument. Performs music by composers of various stylistic periods from the Baroque Period to the 20th Century.

Advanced Orchestra/Chamber Music Ensemble*

Students perform music written for small and larger ensembles, plus multi-media and theater works, of all periods.

Jazz Ensemble*

A 20-25 person jazz band, open to all students.

Guitar Ensemble*

Opportunities for classical guitarists in both ensemble and solo playing.

Electric Guitar Ensemble

Composed of students with varying degrees of experience on the electric guitar or electric bass guitar, this ensemble performs music from pop, rock, and jazz.

Pep Band

The Pep Band is a "rally" band or "pit" band that performs for the basketball teams, the chess team, Scholars' Day, and other events around the campus.

Wind Ensemble*

The Wind Ensemble is a compact concert band that plays wind and percussion literature of the 19th and 20th Century, including works by Gustav Holst, Karel Husa, Percy Granger, and John Phillip Sousa.

All ensembles are open to all UT Dallas students. In addition, the Chorale is open to community members. Courses with an asterisk (*) require an audition. Please see the individual course descriptions for specific audition information.