Music Groups and Ensembles

Choral Ensembles
Director: Bret Amundson

There are two choral ensembles at St. Scholastica—the Collegiate Chorus and Chamber Choir. Collegiate Chorus rehearses and performs light classics and popular music of all ages. All students are welcome, even if you have not sung in a choir before. Chamber Choir rehearses and performs choral masterpieces from all historical periods. Both choral ensembles are class-based. They may be taken for 0 or 1 credit.

Small Ensembles
Director: Marianne Connelly

Small Ensembles are available to students in all majors by audition. Required expertise depends on the level of other players in the ensemble, but some proficiency in sight-reading on your instrument is necessary. Ensembles meet once a week with times arranged. Registration is necessary for Small Ensembles. You may sign up for 0 or 1 credit.

Concert Band
Director: Marianne Connelly

Concert Band is class-based with class held twice a week. You may take band for 0 or 1 credit. To be placed in Concert Band, an audition—an informal meeting to play a solo or etude and sight-read—with the director is required. The group is made up of players of varying experience.

Jazz Band
Director: Marianne Connelly

Jazz Band is class-based with class meeting once a week. You may take Jazz Band for 0 or 1 credit. Auditions with the director are required. The group is made up of players of varying experience.