If you join one of Judson’s ensembles, you’ll not only meet other music majors but also chemistry, architecture, history, youth ministry, business, and education majors, too. Our ensembles perform on campus several times each year, and many perform in the greater Chicago area at hospitals, schools and retirement centers.
The Judson University Choiris known for its numerous tours at home and abroad. Thechoir performs a variety of music, ranging from choral masterworks to blackgospel anthems to Taizé choruses to contemporarypraise and worship songs. It tours within the United States twotimes each year and regularly tours Europe, the Orient, and the Americas.
The Judson University Chamber Singers is a select group of the most gifted singers at Judson. They perform a wide variety of literature, from early oratorios to madrigals and lighter music.
JUDSON CIVIC ORCHESTRA
Students who play anorchestral instrument may participate in the Judson Civic Orchestra uponacceptance by audition. A wide variety of students, professional musicians,music educators, and dedicated amateur musicians make up the membership of thisorchestra. Learn more here.
The Judson University GuitarEnsemble plays a wide variety of guitar literature, from Renaissance tocontemporary works.
The Judson University Percussionensemble features an eclectic variety of melodic, harmonic, and rhythmicpercussion instruments.
CHAMBER MUSIC ENSEMBLES
A variety of small chambergroups are formed periodically and coached by a musicfaculty member. These have included male vocal quartets,string quartets, brass quintets, andpiano quintets.
Judson students who enjoyplaying guitar, keys and drums are encouraged to audition for one of several worshipbands which play for chapels and otherevents.