Join an ensemble for fun and for credit
Did you play an instrument or sing in high school? The School of Music offers a variety of ensembles and you do not need to be a music major to join! From chorus to jazz to the Philharmonic to the steel band and much, much, more check out all of the great ensemble options open to you for fun and for credit! Some ensembles do require an audition. Audition information is now available for our School of Music ensembles!
Tickets for NIU School of Music Concerts can be purchased at the door or through our online ticket portal.
Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for students and concerts are free to attend for NIU Music Majors.
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About the School of Music
The School of Music's 60 nationally and internationally recognized faculty are dedicated to supporting students realizing their full potential as music artists, educators and scholars, and our location one hour west of Chicago affords our students unparalleled additional cultural resources.
Students in the School of Music perform in a wide range of ensembles: jazz, orchestra, wind ensemble, choirs, steelband and ensembles devoted to music of Indonesia, China and the Middle East. The school hosts both a New Music Festival and a World Music Festival each year. Students also have the opportunity to study recording arts and take part in Internet2 collaborations.