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Music Ensembles

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From opera to jazz, Augustana ensembles offer student musicians the opportunity to broaden their understanding, skills and love of music. Ensembles provide students with a high level of performance quality and in-depth exposure to music literature across a wide variety of genres and time periods.

Augustana Symphony Orchestra

Made in America, touring the Midwest

The Augustana Symphony Orchestra will embark on its second annual tour, performing concerts in Illinois and Wisconsin on Oct. 13 and Nov. 2, 3 and 4. 

Janice Budd ’68 Gockel

50 years of making musicians

Janice Budd ’68 Gockel knows how to make a career and a community with music.

Nick Zoulek 

Shockingly Modern Saxophone Festival Sept. 14-15

The Shockingly Modern Saxophone Festival Sept. 14-15 at Augustana will include masterclasses, workshops, discussions and recitals. 

Family Weekend Choral Concert

This concert will provide a brief taste of three of our performing ensembles — the Augustana Choir, Jenny Lind Vocal Ensemble and Augustana Concert Chorale. 

Brundibár: Singing Against Darkness

Dr. Teryl Dobbs will present "Brundibár: Singing Against Darkness," sharing her research about children's musical experiences in the Holocaust.