Music Ensembles at Wisconsin Lutheran College
Wisconsin Lutheran Choir
Wisconsin Lutheran Chamber Choir
A non-auditioned women's choir that performs in two campus concerts each year, as well as in the WLC chapel services. Chapel Choir, conducted by Prof. Carolyn Fons, rehearses two hours each week.
Wisconsin Lutheran College Concert Band
Wisconsin Lutheran College Jazz Band
The Chamber Ensemble is made up of string players and an occasional pianist. The group meets two hours each week while performing outstanding chamber music. The Chamber Ensemble performs on campus and for community functions. Students receive one credit per semester for their participation.
The membership of the Clarinet Ensemble is made up of Bb, soprano and bass clarinetists. The group rehearses two hours each week and students receive one credit per semester for their participation. The ensemble performs musical literature ranging from ragtime to the classical repertoire on campus and for off campus functions.
Students who perform in the Flute Choir will play flute, alto flute and bass flute while learning a wide variety of flute literature. The students who participate receive one credit while rehearsing two hours each week. The Flute Choir performs on campus and for off campus events.
The Percussion Ensemble performs on campus and at various off campus venues. At times the ensemble joins forces with another off campus percussion organization to perform symphonic percussion ensemble literature. Students receive one credit for their participation. The group rehearses two hours each week.
The membership of the Saxophone Ensemble is made up of soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones. The group rehearses two hours each week, and students receive one credit per semester for their participation. The ensemble performs a wide variety of musical literature composed or arranged for saxophone ensemble on campus and for off campus functions.
Tower Ringers Handbell Ensemble
The Tower Ringers handbell ensemble rehearses two hours per week and is directed by Prof. Craig Hirschmann. The group participates in services for WLC chapel and local congregations, performs in concert each semester and attends the annual WELS Handbell Festival. Placement by director, but previous handbell experience is not necessary.
Wisconsin Lutheran College has had additional ensembles in years past. Different groups can be created when the interest arises, giving students an opportunity to be even more involved musically.