Large Ensemble Opportunities

The School of Music has many opportunities for you to continue your passion for music, regardless of your major! All courses listed below are open to any Georgia State University Student.

Panther Band (Marching Band)- MUS1063, MUS3063, MUS7063

Largest student organization on campus, open to any Georgia State student

  • Course meets every W/F from 4-7:00 at the Georgia State Stadium
  • Fall only
  • Positions available for Winds, Percussion, Color Guard and Rock Band
  • Auditions are held April 26-27 (winds, percussion and rock band) and May 4-5 (color guard) in the GSU Sports Arena
  • All information can be found at https://pantherband.gsu.edu

 

Symphonic Wind Ensemble– MUS1060, MUS3060, MUS7060

  • Premiere wind band of the University
  • Audition Required- date/ time TBA
  • Course meets every T/TH from 1:15-3:15 & F from 11-12:45 in ALC 405/ Kopleff Recital Hall
  • Fall and Spring

 

Wind Orchestra– MUS1061, MUS3061, MUS7061

  • Audition Required- date/ time TBA
  • Course meets every M/W/F from 11-12:45 in ALC 405/ Kopleff Recital Hall
  • Fall and Spring

 

Concert Band– MUS1062, MUS3062, MUS7062

  • Open to any student
  • No audition required
  • Course meets every T/TH from 4-5:20pm in ALC 405
  • Spring only

 

University Orchestra– MUS1070, MUS3070, MUS7070

 

GSU Choirs

 

University Singers- MUS1080A, MUS3080A, MUS7080A

  • GSU’s premiere and International award-winning choral ensemble
  • Additional performance opportunities
  • Selected by competitive audition
  • Course meets M/W/F from 1-2:30pm in ALC430
  • Fall and Spring

 

Women’s Chorus MUS1082, MUS3082, MUS7082

  • Women’s Chamber ensemble designed for individuals with an interest in singing music for women’s voices.
  • Singers selected by audition
  • Course meets T/TH from 2:15-3:05pm in ALC430
  • Fall and Spring

 

Master Singers- MUS1083, MUS3038, MUS7083

  • Auditioned mixed chamber ensemble
  •  Conducting by graduate students pursuing choral conducting degrees
  • Course meets M/W from 3-4:20pm in ALC430
  • Fall and Spring

 

Choral Union– MUS1081, MUS3081, MUS7081

  • Largest choral group on campus
  • Largest membership includes music majors/minors, and singers from throughout the university in all years and areas of study
  • Non-auditioned, only a vocal hearing to determine voice part
  • Course meets M/W from 3-4:20pm in ALC 430
  • Fall and Spring

 

Jazz Band– MUS1090, MUS3090, MUS7090

  • Course meets M/W/F from 1:15-2:45pm in ALC405
  • Fall and Spring
  • Open to all GSU students
  • Positions on Saxes/trumpet/trombone/rhythm section open through pool audition 1stweek of classes

 

Jazz Combos (Small Jazz Ensemble) –MUS 3160, MUS 7160

  • Dates/Time TBA Rialto Basement  (groups usually meet 2X week)
  • Fall and Spring
  • Open to all GSU students
  • Positions on Saxes/trumpet/trombone/vocalists/rhythm section instruments open through pool audition 1st week of classes

 

 

*All courses are 1 credit hour