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  • Bands

  • Brass Ensemble

    • University Brass Ensemble - composed of brass and percussion students, with smaller chamber groups selected from the large ensemble. Each year, the Ensemble hosts BrassFest, a weekend of brass music, guest artists and masterclasses.
  • Choral Ensembles

    • Georgia State University Singers - the School of Music’s premier vocal ensemble. Selected by competitive audition, the choir is comprised of music majors and non-majors, undergraduate and graduate students and represents the diverse population of Georgia State University. In May of 2013, the University Singers competed in La Florilège Vocal de Tours where they placed second overall in the mixed choir category.  The ensemble’s invited performances have included appearances before the Georgia Music Educators Association, American Choral Directors Association and at the Georgia Music Hall of FameAwards. The Singers’ tours have taken them throughout much of the United States, including Carnegie Hall on two occasions, and six international tours with stops in France, Belgium, Italy, Yugoslavia, Finland, Russian, Estonia, Canada and Great Britain.  The University Singers rehearse Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 1:00-2:30pm in the Aderhold Building, Room 430.

    • Georgia State University Master Singers - auditioned chamber choir in the School of Music. The choir is comprised of music majors and non-majors, undergraduate and graduate students, and is conducted by Dr. Joseph and the master’s students in choral conducting.  The Master Singers sing a diverse array of the finest choral repertoire and rehearse Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:00-4:30pm in the Haas Howell Building, Room 150.

    • Georgia State University Choral Union - large symphonic choir that is open to all Georgia State University Students.  The choir is comprised of music majors and non-majors and is conducted by Dr. Patrick Freer.  The Choral Union rehearses Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:00-4:30pm in the Aderhold Building, Room 430.
  • Jazz Ensembles

    • Jazz Band and Combos - providing performance and masterclass/clinic opportunities with jazz artists of regional, national and international stature.
  • New Music Ensembles

    • neoPhonia New Music Ensemble - a chamber ensemble promoting the music of contemporary composers, chamber works of the 20th/21st century and works by emerging young composers.
  • Opera

    • University Opera Theater Workshop - provides opportunities for students to learn and practice skills related to operatic performance from the standard repertoire and contemporary works, culminating in performances of operatic scenes and/or full productions.
    • Harrower Summer Opera Workshop - a nationally recognized three-week workshop featuring a staff of professional coaches and stage directors and culminating in performances of operatic scenes and/or operas.
  • Orchestra

    • University Symphony Orchestra - an ensemble of 80 graduate and undergraduate student players, presenting six to eight performances each academic year. The Orchestra collaborates regularly with distinguished guest artists, Georgia State University music faculty and university choral ensembles.
  • Percussion Ensemble

    • University Percussion Ensemble - performs a wide range of eclectic music, all of which exhibits the influences of popular, folk music and traditional percussion writing.