Sauk Valley Community College

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Performing Ensembles

The SVCC Music Department has several performing ensembles. Most, though not all, are open to non-music majors and the community at-large.

SVCC Concert Choir
M F; 12-1:30; 1M22
SVCC Concert Choir is open to all Sauk students and members of the community. The Choir performs twice during the Fall semester and once during the Spring semester. Repetoire includes the standards of choral literature, music from other cultures, and the best of the new choral music.
SVCC Collegiate Singers
M W F; 11-12:00: 1M22
During the Fall semester, the ensemble becomes a "lab" and allows the music students an opportunity to rehearse and conduct music of their own choosing. During the Spring semester, the Singers are responsible for putting on the annual USO Show. Permission of instructor is required.
SVCC Concert Band
Monday; 6:30-8:10; 2G03
SVCC Concert Band is open to all Sauk students and members of the community. The Band performs once during the Fall semester and twice during the Spring semester. Repetoire includes standard band literature.
SVCC New Music Ensemble
TBA
SVCC New Music Ensemble is open to all Sauk music majors and Sauk studets who can read at an intermediate level. The group performs at Sauk twice during the Fall semester and once during the Spring semester. Repetoire includes contemporary instrumental literature as well as pieces written especially for the group by faculty and students.
SVCC Guitar Ensemble
TBA
SVCC Guitar Ensemble is open to Sauk music majors who can demonstrate an ability to read music on the guitar at an intermediate level. The Guitar Ensemble performs twice during the Fall semester and twice during the Spring semester. Repetoire includes standard guitar ensemble literature, student compositions, and material specifically commisioned for the group.