Join an Ensemble!

The University of Illinois School of Music offers a large selection of ensembles that are open, by audition, to all students regardless of their major.  Some of our ensembles are also open to community members.  Please read about our ensembles by clicking on the navigation links to the left.

Undergraduate Students: Register for the MUS 200-level number, unless otherwise specified
Graduate Students: Register for the appropriate MUS 450 course/section



Fall 2017 Band/Orchestra audition information for MUSIC MAJOR WOODWINDS, BRASS, and PERCUSSION.

Fall 2017 Orchestra audition information for MUSIC MAJOR STRINGS.

Fall 2017 Choir audition information for MUSIC MAJOR VOCALISTS.

Fall 2017 Jazz Ensemble audition information for JAZZ MUSIC MAJORS.



All non-music major students with all-state band/orchestra/jazz/choir profiles are welcome to audition for any of our upper ensembles along with our Music Majors.  The audition location, day, time, and  music requirements are listed in the ABOVE Music Major ensemble audition links. 

For all other non-major ensemble auditions, click on the appropriate link: Orchestras | Bands | Choirs (bottom of page) | Jazz Ensembles, Combos, Big Bands

We also offer Private Lessons for course credit.  Click here!