Ensembles


Vocal


UT Dallas University Choir

MUSI 2127

University Choir is open to all UT Dallas students—both men and women—of any major. No audition is required. The repertoire selected for this ensemble represents a variety of historical periods and styles, including the Renaissance, Classical, and Romantic period, as well as gospel, musical theater, and world music. For more information, please contact...

Director: Jonathan Palant

University Choir


Chamber Singers

MUSI 3385/4347

The UT Dallas Chamber Singers is a performing ensemble of 20-24 singers. The repertoire for the ensemble is selected from a broad range of chamber vocal literature, including both sacred and secular music spanning the Renaissance to the contemporary and everything in between. For more information or to audition, please contact...

Director: Jonathan Palant

Chamber Singers


Instrumental and Vocal


Advanced Orchestra/Chamber Music Ensemble (Musica Nova)

MUSI 3312/4312/4V71 and HUAS 6333

Provides performance opportunities for advanced players (all instruments) and solo singers. Repertoire will range from duos and trios to larger ensembles and orchestral works in all musical styles. Students perform music written for small and larger ensembles, plus multi-media and theater works, of all periods. For more information or to audition, please contact...

Director: Robert X. Rodríguez, 972-883-2766 or 972-238-8703

Advanced Orchestra/Chamber Music Ensemble


Instrumental


Pep Band

MUSI 2113

The Pep Band is a "rally" band or "pit" band that provides opportunities for woodwind, brass and percussion players to perform at UT Dallas sports events and other campus/community activities. The repertoire will be drawn mainly from the popular repertoire. @UTD_PepBand on Twitter. For more information, please contact...

Director: Lori Gerard

Pep Band


Brass Ensemble

MUSI 3122

This applied music class will study the history, interpretation, and performance practice of brass chamber music. As is the nature of chamber music, students will play brass repertoire in small to medium sized groups performing music from a variety of musical eras, styles, and genres. Typical repertoire includes works by composers such as Malcolm Arnold, J.S. Bach, Morley Calvert, Victor Ewald, Gabrieli, and Sousa. The course will culminate with one or more public performances.Will play brass repertoire in small groups performing in a variety of genres. For more information, please contact...

Director: Linda Salisbury

Brass Ensemble


Jazz Ensemble

MUSI 2326/3386/4386

A 20-25 person jazz band, open to all students. For more information or to audition, please contact...

Director: Kelly Durbin

Jazz Ensemble


Guitar Ensemble

MUSI 2316/3316/3380/4316

This ensemble class is in fact a small chamber orchestra for guitar. Players and parts are organized commensurate with the ability level displayed by the student at the start of the semester. A nylon string guitar is recommended for this class. UT Dallas has guitars for loan/lease. Guitar Ensemble II is a class which builds upon skills learned in the prerequisite Guitar I class. Students who have not taken Guitar I at UT Dallas may audition for Guitar II. For more information or to audition, please contact...

Director: Enric Madriguera

Guitar Ensemble


Radiant Guitar Ensemble

The Radiant ensemble is a non-credit, community-based ensemble. Ensemble music comes from various sources including traditional folk, classical, and popular repertory. Auditioning or obtaining permission from your instructor is required to take this class. In order to qualify, you must have the ability to read music and be able to provide your own nylon string guitar. For more information or to audition, please contact...

Director: Enric Madriguera

Radiant Guitar Ensemble


Chamber Music: Woodwinds

MUSI 4V12/4V13

Trios, Quartets, Woodwind Quintet, and other instrumental combinations performing music in a variety of styles. Groups often perform for campus events and in recital. For more information, please contact...

Mary Medrick

Chamber Music Woodwinds


String Orchestra

MUSI 3118/4118

Comprises the usual string instruments (violin, viola, cello and bass) performing in all musical styles. For more information or to audition, please contact...

Director: Linda Salisbury and Adron Ming

Additional audition information.

String Orchestra


Wind Ensemble

MUSI 3120/4120

Comprises the usual compliment of instruments found in a concert band, such as flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, horn, trombone, saxophone, and percussionists trained in rudiments or mallets (not drum set). The music performed will be from both the popular and classic repertoire. For more information or to audition, please contact...

Director: Linda Salisbury and Gregory Hustis

Additional audition information.

String Orchestra


University Orchestra

The University Orchestra is a combination of select members of the Wind Ensemble and String Orchestra. It is 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. For more information or to audition, please contact...

Director: Gregory Hustis

Additional audition information.

University Orchestra


Percussion Ensemble

MUSI 4V71

Includes all percussion instruments performing primarily 20th and 21st-Century literature. For more information or to audition, please contact...

Director: Lori Gerard


Drumline

MUSI 3181

The UT Dallas drum line includes five snare drums, three sets of tenor drums (with a five-drum configuration), five bass drums and two cymbals. For more information or to audition, please contact...

Director: Lori Gerard

Drumline