St. Olaf College

Ensemble Opportunities

First-year students are welcome to audition for:

• St. Olaf Band (meets Monday 3:15–4:45 p.m., Tuesday 4:30–6 p.m., and Thursday 4:50–6 p.m.)
• Norseman Band (meets Monday 4:50–6 p.m., Wednesday and Friday 4:30–6 p.m.)
• St. Olaf Orchestra (meets Monday, Wednesday and Friday 4:30–6 p.m.)
• St. Olaf Philharmonia (meets Tuesday 3:15–5:15 p.m. and Thursday 3:45–5:45 p.m.)
• Manitou Singers (first-year women; meets Monday, Wednesday and Friday 3:15–4:15 p.m.)
• Viking Chorus (first-year men; meets Monday, Wednesday 4:30 –5:30 p.m. and Thursday 4:50–5:50 p.m.)
• Chamber Singers (meets Tuesday 3:10–4:20 p.m. and Thursday 3:45–4:45 p.m.)
• Collegiate Chorale (women only – no audition required; meets Tuesday 6–7 p.m.)
• Collegium Musicum (meets Tuesday 6:30–8:30 p.m.)
• Jazz Ensembles (3 ensembles for hone hour each; meets Monday and Wednesday 7–10 p.m.)
• Handbell Choirs (two ensembles; meets Tuesday 3:45 –4:55 p.m. or Tuesday 5:05–6:15 p.m.)

Transfer Students my audition for: 

• St. Olaf Band (see above times)
• Norseman Band (see above times)
• St. Olaf Orchestra (see above times)
• St. Olaf Choir (meets Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 4:30–6 p.m. and Thursday 4:50–6:15 p.m.)
• St. Olaf Cantorei (meets Tuesday and Wednesday 3:10–4:20 p.m. and Thursday 3:50–4:50 p.m.)
• St. Olaf Chapel Choir (meets Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 3:10–4:15 p.m.)
• Chamber Singers (see above times)
• Collegiate Chorale (see above times)
• Collegium Musicum (see above times)
• Jazz Ensembles (see above times)
• Handbell Choirs (see above times)

Hard copies of the ensemble rehearsal schedule are available in Christiansen Hall of Music (CHM)