The School of Music offers a very large selection of ensembles for all Illinois students to participate in. All ensembles are open by audition to any current University of Illinois student regardless of major. Some ensembles are also open to community members.

Explore the links on the left to learn more about each of our ensembles. Below are links to audition information.

Audition Information for Ensembles

Three of our ensembles are also open to members of the community at large who may not be regularly enrolled students. Current offerings include: Balinese GamelanBalkanalia and Oratorio Society

Private Lessons for Non-Majors

Chamber Music

Typically the following chamber ensembles are offered by the School of Music:

  • Brass Choirs
  • Brass Quintets
  • Harp Ensemble
  • Horn Choir
  • Percussion Ensemble
  • Piano Ensembles
  • Saxophone Quartets
  • Steel Band / World Percussion Ensemble
  • String Quartets*
  • Trombone Choir
  • Trumpet Choir
  • Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble
  • Woodwind Quintets

Contact the applied faculty for your instrument for more information on the audition process. *If you are interested in participating in string quartets, please contact Professor McDonough

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