Chamber Singers (mixed voice chamber choir) and Anacrusis (women's chamber choir) are choral ensembles devoted to the study and performance of quality choral literature of all styles and historical periods, and to the development of comprehensive musicianship, choral singing, and fundamental musical skills within a liberal arts context. Membership is open to all students through audition.
Masterworks Chorus is a large choral ensemble composed of Beloit College students, faculty, staff, and members of the surrounding community. Membership is open to all students by consent of the instructor; no audition is required.
Beloit College Orchestra offers performing opportunities for string, wind, and percussion instrumentalists. The group performs regular concerts covering a wide variety of repertoire. Open to all students by the consent of the instructor.
Wind Ensemble is open to qualified students and area musicians. The band is a full ensemble of 50-60 players. It presents a major concert each semester.
Jazz Ensemble. Instrumentalists interested in exploring jazz participate in this ensemble. Repertoire ranges from high velocity jazz to some sweet, some swing, and some in between. Open by the consent of the instructor.
North Atlantic Music Ensemble invites students interested in learning, playing and performing traditional material from Atlantic Europe (particularly Ireland and Britain), North America, and the Nordic countries. Ensemble members may play a variety of acoustic instruments (including fiddle, flute and guitar), sing, and dance.
Chamber Music. Small instrumental ensembles of varying sizes are regularly organized and coached by the music department faculty. Examples include the following: Flute Choir, Guitar Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, Piano Ensemble, Saxophone Ensemble, String Quartets, Jazz Combo/Improv Ensemble.
NOTE: All music ensembles at Beloit College may be taken for 0.25 units of academic credit.