Music Ensembles

The Music and Fine Arts Division offers a variety of music ensembles for students by audition.

Vocal Ensembles

CHORALE is a performing ensemble for both music majors and non-majors. They perform locally and across the state for churches, high schools, conferences, and civic events. The group presents sacred and secular music, both historical and contemporary. Rehearsals are scheduled four hours each week.

CHAMBER SINGERS is an auditioned vocal group of 12-16 singers for both music majors and non-majors. Students are exposed to small ensemble literature from the major Western historical eras as well as vocal jazz and popular styles. The group rehearses two hours each week.

3:16 is an auditioned sacred contemporary ensemble open to all students at TMU. The group travels frequently, singing for worship events, conferences, civic events, etc. Both instrumental and vocal students are included in 3:16, which requires a full-year commitment. The ensemble meets three hours weekly.

Instrumental Ensembles

WIND ENSEMBLE is open to all students possessing some proficiency on woodwind, brass, or percussion instruments. Performances are given at student convocations, concerts, and other activities on campus and throughout the state. The group rehearse four hours weekly.

JAZZ ENSEMBLE is an auditioned instrumental group whose repertoire consists of jazz , swing, fusion, and “big band” literature. The group performs on and off campus in a variety of venues. Rehearsals are scheduled two hours each week.

ROAR!  is an indoor marching ensemble, combining the excitement of the marching brass, woodwinds, and percussion with the intimacy of an indoor performance venue. This ensemble is open to all experienced musicians.

PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE rehearses two hours weekly. It is open by audition to all percussion players.

STRING ORCHESTRA rehearses on Tuesday evenings and is made up of string players from across the Northeast Georgia area.

STRING CHAMBER ENSEMBLE rehearses once each week. The focus is on chamber literature from historical and contemporary music styles.