Ensembles

 

Vocal

Chorale
Concert Choir
Chamber Singers (on occasion)

Instrumental

Symphonic Band
Fighting Tiger Grrr ... Pep Band
Tiger Bands Web
Chapel Brass
Handbell Ensemble (on occasion)
Chamber Ensemble (on occasion)
Jazz Ensemble (on occasion)

 

Symphonic Band

Course Credit: 1 hour
Rehearsal: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 4:00 p.m.
Website: http://spider.georgetowncollege.edu/music/larue/bands/

A large instrumental ensemble that performs a wide variety of literature composed, arranged, or transcribed for brass, woodwinds and percussion. The Symphonic Band performs one on-campus concert each semester, embarks on regional tours, and performs for other campus and community events. Participation is open to all Georgetown College students, with the permission of the Director.

See Concert Programs from Symphonic Band concerts.

Fighting Tiger Grrr ... Pep Band

Course Credit: none
Website: http://spider.georgetowncollege.edu/music/larue/bands/

This ensemble performs at home football and basketball games each semester, and has become a focal point of excitement and enthusiasm for our campus community. Additionally, the "FTGPB" travels each year on a national scale. Participation in the Fighting Tiger Grrr ... Pep Band is open to all Georgetown College Students, with the permission of the Director.

See Photos/Videos for pictures & videos of the Band Scholars in action.

Chapel Brass

Course Credit: 1/2 hour

Registration on approval of the Director. The ensemble rehearses and performs a wide variety of original and transcribed arrangements at Chapel services, recitals, and other functions.

See Photos/Videos to view a video clip of the Chapel Brass.

Handbell Ensemble

Course Credit: 1/2 hour
Rehearsal: Monday, Wednesday, 3:00 p.m.

Registration on approval of the Director. An ensemble of approximately 10-14 persons engaged in the preparation and performance of music composed for handbells.

See Photos/Videos to view a video clip of the Handbell Ensemble.

Chamber Ensemble

Course Credit: 1/2 hour

Registration on approval of the Director. The ensemble (strings and/or woodwinds) rehearses and performs a wide variety of literature at Chapel services, recitals and other functions.

See Photos/Videos to view a video clip of the String Ensemble.

Jazz Ensemble

Course Credit: 1/2 hour

Registration on approval of the Director. The ensemble studies jazz, rock and popular music idioms through rehearsals and performances.

Chorale

Course Credit: 1 hour
Rehearsal: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 12:00 noon
Website: http://spider.georgetowncollege.edu/music/Vocal/vocal.html

An auditioned choral ensemble of approximately 40-45 members. The Georgetown College Chorale performs a variety of choral repertoire, including major works from the Renaissance through the 20th Century. Annual tours are taken throughout the United States. Tours abroad occur every few years.

See Photos/Videos to view a video clip of the Chorale.

Concert Choir

Course Credit: 1 hour
Rehearsal: Tuesday, Thursday, 3:35 p.m.

This chorus performs larger choral works, including an annual fall presentation of Messiah. Representative spring works include Brahms' Requiem, Haydn's The Creation, Mozart's Requiem, Mendelssohn's Elijah, and Handel's Judas Maccabaeus.(Concert Choir is a non-auditioned ensemble. Voice majors, minors and other singers receiving music scholarships are required to participate each semester of residence.)

See Photos/Videos for pictures of the Concert Choir in rehearsal.

Chamber Singers

Course Credit: 1/2 hour

An auditioned ensemble of approximately 12-16 voices that performs chamber choral literature.

See Photos/Videos to view a video clip of the Chamber Singers.