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CHORAL ENSEMBLES:

The TMC Chorale is a performing ensemble for both music majors and non-music students. The main purpose of this group is to survey representative literature from the major Western historical periods and to survey contemporary literature which reflects a world music influence. For performance purposes, the group will present mainly sacred music and some secular music for school functions, churches, conventions and high schools. The Chorale will tour England and Scotland in March 2015.

Community Choir is an ensemble which is an elective choral program for the general student body and members of the community. Choral masterworks are presented with an orchestra. Recent works include Mozart's Requiem, Handel's Messiah, Rutter's Requiem and Magnicat, Vivaldi's Gloria, Haydn's Te Deum, and Mendelssohn's Hear My Prayer. (fall semester only)

Chamber Singers is an auditioned vocal group of 12-16 singers for both music majors and non-music majors. The main purpose of this group is to expose students to small ensemble literature from the major Western historical periods as well as vocal jazz and popular styles.
Musical Theatre is a course in performance and stage technique for singer/actors through study and performance of selected musical theatre and operatic literature. (spring semester only)

INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLES:

Wind Ensemble is an ensemble open by audition to all woodwind, brass, or percussion students. Performances are given at student convocations, concerts, and other activities on campus.

TMC String Orchestra is an ensemble open by audition to all string students.

Jazz Ensemble is designed to acquaint the college student with the jazz ensemble repertoire in an intimate manner. The repertoire consists of jazz ensemble music from numerous areas including swing, jazz, fusion, and "big band" literature.

Jazz Combo supplements current ensembles and provide additional opportunities for students to improvise music.

Percussion Ensemble is an ensemble open to all percussion students by audition.

Guitar Ensemble is an ensemble open to all guitar students by audition.

String Chamber Ensemble is an ensemble open to all string students by audition.

CONTEMPORARY WORSHIP ENSEMBLE:

3:16 is an auditioned small ensemble taken from the ranks of TMC Choral and Wind Symphony that performs chamber/pop gospel music literature and is featured as a performance group promoting TMC on campus and in off campus concerts and tours.

For more information regarding ensembles please contact the Music Office at ext. 215, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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