Ensembles

There are a number of instrumental ensembles at the College including the Symphony Orchestra, Euridice Ensembles (17th/18th century period chamber ensembles), string/wind/mixed small ensembles, the Flute Choir, the Klezmer Band, the Jazz Ensembles (Big Band and Chamber Jazz) and the West African Music Ensembles. Choral ensembles include the Chorale, Glee Club and Chamber Singers, the Early Music Ensembles (Collegium and Voces Feminae) and Vocal Jazz. Auditions are required for participation; students receive 1 credit per semester.

Early Music Ensemble
Rehearse and perform Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque music, open to singers and players with or without experience.
MHC Jazz Ensembles
Participants appear in a number of concerts and events on campus which have fast become traditions.
Flute Choir
Mount Holyoke's two flute choirs are structured to provide performing opportunities for intermediate through advanced flutists.
West African Music Ensemble
Students who have never studied an instrument, music majors and jazz players focus on music from Togo, Ghana and Benin.
Mount Holyoke Symphony Orchestra
One of the largest musical groups on campus, with members from the entire college community and from the Pioneer Valley.
Choral Ensembles
Performances and tours are among the true highlights of a college career, and friendships forged in MHC choral ensembles last a lifetime.
Klezmer Ensemble
Open to all instrumentalists, this one-of-a-kind ensemble specializes in the dance music of Eastern Europe.