Did you sing or play an instrument in high school? Keep music a part of your life at Stony Brook! The Music Department is proud to offer the following 1-credit musical ensembles for all students:
Stony Brook Chorale - MUS 261
Monday evenings from 7:15 PM - 9:45 PM
Conducted by Shoshana Hershkowitz
The Stony Brook Chorale performs masterworks and literature from many eras and cultures. All students, regardless of musical background, may register for the class. Placement auditions will be held Wednesday, 8/27 in room 0113 of the music building starting at 5:30 PM. No preparation is necessary. Signup sheet is on the door of the classroom.
University Orchestra - MUS 262
Tuesday Evenings from 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Conducted by Susan Deaver
The University Orchestra brings together over 70 undergraduate (and graduate) students - open to string, woodwind, brass and percussion players (music majors/minors and qualified non-music majors) There are openings for woodwind, brass and string players who wish to continue their orchestral playing at Stony Brook University. Auditions will be held on Monday, August 25 and Tuesday, August 26 in room 2342 of the Staller Center.
Wind Ensemble - MUS 263
Wednesday evenings from 6:50 PM to 9:50 PM
Conducted by Bruce Engel
All interested musicians can join wind ensemble and auditions, which take place after the first abbreviated rehearsal, are for seating purposes only. Auditions are brief and you can perform any piece of your choosing. Also, a short easy sight reading selection will be part of the audition. The first rehearsal is the first Wednesday of classes-(Staller Center, Rm. 0111 at 6:50 PM).
Big Band Jazz Ensemble - MUS 264
Monday Evenings 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Jazz Combos - MUS 267
Meeting times are flexible to the schedule of the members
Directed by Ray Anderson
Openings for all instruments (including, but not limited to: Saxophones, Trombones, Trumpets, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums, and Vocals.) You must audition to take these classes (amps, music stand, drum set will be provided - drummers bring sticks, etc.) Auditions will be held Tuesday, August 26, 2:30 to 5:00pm and Wednesday, August 27, 11:00am to 5:00pm in the Jazz Room: 0114-B, in the basement of the Music Building of the Staller Center. Signup sheet is on the door of the music office, room 3304.
Music Department Ensembles