Cultivate your musical passion for singing, playing and performing in MSOE’s Music Program. The program offers both a non-academic opportunity through Student Life, providing students a positive and engaging distraction from the stresses of the classroom, and new for the 2019-2020 academic year, students can earn Humanities credit for participation in one of four concert ensembles.  Whether you're looking to earn credit or not, make sure to bring your passion for music!

All student musicians must complete the Music Registration Form, regardless of credit or non-credit involvement in the Music Program. Additionally, student musicians must have instructor permission and meet the following requirements:

  • 2 years of experience in an applicable high school music program ensemble, or equivalent experience. Special accommodations may be made at director’s discretion.
  • Able to read, rehearse and perform Grade 4 music.

Auditions are not required for participation in the music program, but may be used at director’s discretion for skills assessment and/or chair placements. 

Regardless of ensemble, all students enroll in HU4800 - Music Performance I. First year students, contact your Support Advisors to enroll.

Music Program Details

Read more about MSOE's Music Program for-credit offering

2019-20 Concert Schedule

  • Fall Quarter: Dress Rehearsal: Friday, 11/15/2019; Concert: Saturday, 11/16/2019
  • Winter Quarter: Dress Rehearsal: Friday, 2/21/2020; Concert: Saturday, 2/22/2020
  • Spring Quarter: Dress Rehearsal: Friday, 5/15/2020; Concert: Saturday, 5/16/2020

Performance Ensembles

Enhance your music skills and expand your creativity in a group atmosphere by joining one of our student ensembles. Students may participate in performance ensembles regardless of enrollment in HU4800-Music Performance I. Per quarter, students enrolled in HU4800-Music Performance I can only receive credit for participation in one performance ensemble, but may simultaneously participate in different ensembles for credit and non-credit. Rehearsal attendance for non-credit participation in a performance ensemble is on a voluntary basis.

Performance ensembles may change to reflect student interest. All practices take place in
Kern Center - Room K178. See below for dates and times and register now!

  • Concert Band (credit/non-credit) - Wednesday, 7:00-8:30pm
  • Concert Choir (credit/non-credit) - Tuesday, 7:00-8:30pm
  • Drum Line (non-credit only) - Friday, 3:00-4:00pm
  • Jazz Ensemble (credit/non-credit) - Thursday, 7:00-8:30pm
  • Pep Band (non-credit only) - Friday, 4:00-5:30pm
  • String Orchestra (credit/non-credit) - Monday, 7:00-8:30pm

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