Open to all students
Ensembles are open to all students regardless of major. These groups perform at formal and informal events on campus and throughout the community, giving students performance experience before large, diverse audiences.
SAU Ensembles also tour periodically throughout the Midwest and the United States.
Find your fit with an ensemble
Rehearsals are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-8 p.m. Contact Megan Cooney for more information.
SAU Fighting Bee Marching Band
The Athletic Band Program began with a Stadium Band performing at home football games, playoffs, and community events. In Fall 2017 they will march pre and post game, and by Fall 2018 it will expand to include a halftime show. Meets Fall semester.
SAU Fighting Bee Pep Band
The Pep Band provides upbeat, crowd-boosting music during Men's and Women's Basketball and Volleyball games, rallies, and other spirited events. Meets Spring semester.
An auditioned, all-male ensemble that performs a wide variety of music ranging from Classical and Renaissance to Broadway, Pop and Blues. Auditions take place the first week of classes.
An auditioned, all-female ensemble that performs literature ranging from Classical to Popular Music. Auditions take place the first week of classes.
A select, mixed-voice chamber choir of 15-20 singers which performs literature for the chamber choir, particularly music of the Renaissance, Early Baroque, and Nineteenth-Century Vocal Chamber Music.
Auditions are the first week of classes.
Rehearsals are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:40-2:55 p.m. Contact Dr. Nathan Windt for more information.
Specializes in presenting jazz from all eras in addition to Latin, Funk, Fusion, Blues, and Rock.
Rehearsals are Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:45 to 5 p.m. Contact Dr. Nicholas Enz for more information.
A select ensemble of students and community members. Membership is by audition.
Rehearsals are Wednesdays from 7-9 p.m. Auditions are the first week of classes. Contact Dr. Jim Fudge for more information.
A select ensemble of students who perform a wide range of music, including Jazz and Contemporary a cappella music, often in original arrangements. Membership is by audition.
Auditions take place the first week of classes.
Uptown Funk (mp3)
Performs the finest music available for the bond medium representing a variety of styles, genres, and time periods.
Rehearsals are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:45 to 5 p.m. Contact Dr. Nicholas Enz for more information.
A select ensemble of students and community singers studying and performing significant choral literature of all periods and styles, induding an emphasis on fascinating new works by living composers.
No formal audition is required; instead there is a brief vocal diagnostic to assess your range.
Rehearsals are Mondays and Wednesdays from Noon to 1:15 p.m. Contact Dr. Nathan Windt for more information.