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How to Join an Ensemble

Bluegrass 2018 group for webStudents may perform as soloists or with small ensembles in a variety of concerts and are welcome to audition for the many department ensembles that give concerts each semester. Students join the ensembles for the semester and may take them for academic credit as adjunct courses.

Our ensembles include the Colorado College Choir (which is open to the community), Chamber Orchestra, Concert Band, Tiger Jazz, and Chamber Chorus. The Collegium Musicum performs early music; our Gamelan ensemble, directed by a Balinese teacher, features traditional music, dance, and costumes. Bluegrass Ensembles are offered at various skill levels. Musical Theatre productions, featuring current voice students, are presented each semester.

Additionally, the department may endorse student led and directed ensembles. Students can gain credit and coaching from the department for approved projects.

Students enrolled in lessons or an ensemble may request to have their Gold Card activated to allow access to our practice rooms for that semester. Students not otherwise participating in the department may "rent" Gold Card access to practice rooms for $100 per semester.
Students must be enrolled in lessons or an ensemble to check out a locker. Contact the Music office for details. Lost key charge is $100. 
$100 rental fee per semester, charged to student's account. Contact the Music office to check availability of instruments and to rent instruments. To check out an instrument, student must be enrolled in lessons or an ensemble that uses that instrument. Students renting an instrument for an ensemble do not need to pay the rental fee.


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