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The School of Music at Southern Illinois University has a wide variety of performance opportunities open to all university students. These opportunities include chamber ensembles, concert bands, jazz ensembles, choral groups, orchestras, opera, musical theater, and marching band.

NOTE: For Fall 2020, all SIU Music Majors and students enrolled in applied lessons at the 140-level and above are required to audition virtually for Choirs, Symphony, Guitar Ensemble, or Wind Ensemble. Due to the cancellation of Marching Salukis for Fall 2020, all winds, brass, and percussion students should audition for Wind Ensemble (see details below).


Large Ensembles 2020-2021
FALL AUDITION INFORMATION

CHOIRS

Choir will focus on choral chamber music this Fall. Singing will be in small groups with all safety protocols being followed.

Please email Dr. Susan Davenport (sgds@siu.edu) if interested.


GUITAR ENSEMBLE

SIU Guitar Ensemble and Jazz Combos will be online for Fall 2020. Contact Isaac Lausell (isaac.lausell@siu.edu) for details.


JAZZ ENSEMBLE

Fall 2020 audition information coming soon.

Please email Dick Kelley (kelley2@siu.edu) if interested.


MARCHING SALUKIS

Marching Salukis has been cancelled for Fall 2020 and postponed to Spring 2021.

Contact George Brozak (gbrozak@siu.edu) for details.


SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Orchestra will be strings only during Fall 2020, with rehearsals Tuesday evenings 6-8pm in Altgeld 112. Please email Professor Benyas (benyas@siu.edu) if you are interested. First rehearsal is Tuesday, August 25 at 6pm.


WIND ENSEMBLE

Please email Dr. Christopher Morehouse (cmoreh@siu.edu) with any questions.