The Brass Quintet is a chamber ensemble consisting of two trumpets, one horn, one trombone, and one tuba. It is devoted to the performance and study of a wide variety of literature specific to this medium. The repertoire ranges from early Renaissance to 20th-century styles. Brass Quintet is open to all qualified students by audition with consent of the instructor.
This small vocal chamber ensemble sings everything from Renaissance motets and madrigals to vocal jazz selections. It is open to any student by audition. Contact Dr. Matthew Erpelding at ext. 6275 for additional information.
The Clarinet Choir has received widespread acclaim for quality performances and has had several compositions written especially for it. Auditions are open to all students.
The College Choir continues a student’s choral development through a significant singing experience. The choir is a non-touring ensemble. Auditions are open to all students. Contact Dr. Michael Wojdylak at ext. 6275 for additional information.
The Concert Choir studies and presents high quality choral music through campus concerts and a spring tour. Auditions are open to all students. Contact Dr. Matthew Erpelding at ext. 6275 for additional information.
This group rehearses once a week and is open to majors and non-majors by audition. It performs at least one campus concert a semester and at numerous campus events throughout the year.
This group rehearses once a week and is open to majors and non-majors by audition. It performs at least one campus concert a semester and at numerous campus events throughout the year. It is for acoustical and electric guitarists.
The Handbell Choir strives to refine ringing techniques and performance literature to an advanced level. Auditions and performances are held each semester. Ability to read music is required. Contact Dr. Shelly Moorman-Stahlman at ext. 6275 for additional information.
LOW BRASS ENSEMBLE
The Low Brass Ensemble is composed of students interested in continuing their musical experiences, no matter their major. High school band/orchestra level experience is advised. Auditions are open to all students.
LVC JAZZ BAND
The LVC Jazz Band is composed of members with varied musical backgrounds, many of whom play more than one instrument. Each year the band tours throughout Pennsylvania and surrounding states, performing in high schools and offering free jazz clinics to music students. All students may audition. Contact Professor Tom Strohman at ext. 6291 for additional information.
This ensemble is composed of students interested in performing music on anything that is struck, shaken, scraped, etc. to produce a musical sound. All students may audition. Concerts are given in the fall and spring semesters.
SMALL JAZZ ENSEMBLE
The Small Jazz Ensemble provides an opportunity to study America’s rich heritage of improvised music. Participation is by invitation of the director.
The String Ensemble meets one hour each week to study and perform a variety of literature from baroque to contemporary. Intermediate to advanced musical proficiency is required. Contact Dr. Johannes Dietrich at ext. 6281 for additional information.
SYMPHONIC AND MARCHING BAND
Membership in the Symphonic and Marching Band is open to anyone in the College community. During the fall semester, the marching band performs at home football games. During the spring semester, the Symphonic Band performs at a spring concert and at Commencement.
The LVC Symphony Orchestra is open by audition to all qualified students, faculty, and members of the community. The orchestra meets twice each week to study and perform music from the symphonic repertoire. The orchestra performs three times each year: a fall concert, a concerto-aria concert in the early spring, and a spring concert.
The Woodwind Quintet, consisting of flute, oboe/flute, clarinet, bassoon, and horn, meets and performs at regular recitals and off-campus concerts. The ensemble is open to any student.