Music Activities

The Department of Music sponsors a wide variety of instrumental and vocal performing groups, including Bands (Warhawk Marching Band, Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Concert Band, and University Band), Orchestras (Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra), Choirs (Chamber Singers, Concert Choir, Singing Sirens, Meistersingers Men’s Chorus, Vocal Jazz, and Gospel Choir), Jazz (Jazz Ensembles I and II, and small group Jazz opportunities), and many small instrumental ensembles, as well as opportunities for musical theatre and opera performance. All ensembles sponsored by the department are open by audition to all UW-Whitewater students. Playing or singing in an ensemble can be a rich and rewarding experience for any UW-Whitewater student, both musically and socially.  Information about ensembles may be found at  Contact the Music Department Office for additional information at 262-472-1310.

The Department of Music annually sponsors over 100 concerts and recitals, including student groups and solo recitals, solo and chamber recitals by our faculty, and performances by a wide array of nationally and internationally known guest artists and chamber groups. Most programs are offered free of charge.  Information about upcoming events may be found at