Performing Groups

Opportunities are available in theatre, voice, and instrumental music. In all areas, provisions are made to accommodate students who have had prior experience and training, as well as those individuals who may be venturing into the performing arts for the first time. All areas, except dance, have options for formal academic training and academic credit related to practice and/or performance.

Choral Ensembles. Emory & Henry College offers choral performance opportunities for all students interested in singing. Ensembles include Concert Choir and Chamber Singers. Concert Choir, which is open to all students, typically has 40-50 singers and performs 2-3 concerts per semester including an annual tour. All choirs are taken for 0.5 credit hours and fulfill the Artistic Expression Mode of Inquiry. For information on auditions, rehearsals, and expectations, please contact Allyss Haecker at 276-944-6592 or


Instrumental Ensembles. Brass Quintet, Brass Choir, Marching Band, Trumpet Ensemble, Woodwind Ensemble, and Symphonic Band are available to majors and non-majors who have prior experience on an instrument, depending upon interest and numbers. Rehearsals and performances at campus events. 0.5 credit hours per ensemble. Director: Dr. Matt Frederick.

Marching Band.  Students with marching band experience either as musicians or color guard are welcome to join the marching band.  The band rehearses two to three times per week as needed to prepare for the next game. The music consists of popular marching band repertoire. .5 credit hours for Marching Band. Director: Dr. Matt Frederick.

Theatre. The theatre department presents four major theatrical productions plus a number of student-directed showcases every year. Productions offer opportunities for students to gain experience in acting, directing, design, and backstage work. Auditions for all shows are open to all E&H students. Students participating in any of the four major productions are required to enroll for at least one hour of Theatre Practicum (THRE 402) after receiving the instructor’s permission. For more information, contact Professor Dr. Kelly Bremner @

Auditions for plays are announced on flyers across campus and in the E&H Scoop newsletter and are normally held at the beginning of each semester.

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    March Band Performance
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