Opportunities to make music on- and off-campus are available to everyone at Emory & Henry College. Our performing ensembles have achieved a reputation for excellence throughout the region, frequently touring nationally and internationally.
In 2015 we proudly began a new tradition with the E&H Marching Band. This dynamic ensemble added a new level of excitement to all home football games and throughout the community with their performances. There are scholarships available for instrumentalists and color guard. We invite you to be a part of this new tradition with us!
The E&H Pep-Band plays at every home basketball and travels with the teams to the NCAA Division III and ODAC Tournaments.
The E&H symphonic band is made up of select students and performs throughout the academic year in the McGlothlin Center for the Arts. The ensemble performs diverse and challenging repertoire of music that is both challenging and rewarding for the performers. Membership is open to all students by audition.
The E&H Brass Quintet is the premier instrumental touring ensemble of the college. This ensemble regularly tours throughout the region serving the college in the areas of recruiting and outreach. The group performs regularly on campus for college functions and annual concerts. Membership is by audition.
The Trumpet Ensemble at Emory & Henry College is made up of select trumpet players that represent the college through outreach performances, concerts and ceremonial functions on campus. The ensemble is a two time semifinalist at the national trumpet competition and has been selected twice as a featured collegiate trumpet ensemble at the international trumpet guild conference. This group has toured throughout Austria and Germany and membership is by audition.
The Brass Ensemble performs throughout the year in concert and ceremonial functions for the college. Membership is open to all brass players on campus. This group travels frequently to represent the college both regionally, nationally and internationally. Recently the brass ensemble traveled to and performed throughout China.
This ensemble is made up of select musicians that perform on woodwind instruments. It offers the unique opportunity for woodwind only chamber music to be performed. The group performs regular as part of the college’s concert series. Membership is open to all woodwind instrumentalists.
The jazz ensemble is open to students from other concentrations within Emory & Henry College who demonstrate exceptional instrumental skills in their auditions.
Guitar Ensemble is a great way for Guitar Players to get more exposure to reading music and performing with other guitarists. Students should generally have some private lesson experience before joining the guitar ensemble. Basic note reading will be required. Guitar Ensemble will include training to improve play as well as working on performance pieces. One concert is presented each semester. For more information, contact instructor David Smith at email@example.com