St. Olaf Choir West Coast Tour 2023 – San Fransisco, CA
St. Olaf Band Tour 2023 – Union City, CA
St. Olaf Choir West Coast Tour 2023 – Davis, CA
St. Olaf Music Ensembles
St. Olaf College is well known for award-winning ensembles. With seven large choirs, three jazz bands, two large concert bands, two full orchestras, and a variety of smaller ensembles, nearly 1/3 of the St. Olaf campus is involved in music on the Hill.
- Each year, around 500 students participate in the St. Olaf Christmas Festival that is rebroadcast around the country on PBS during the holiday season.
- Students involved in St. Olaf Band, St. Olaf Choir, and St. Olaf Orchestra tour nationally each year and internationally on a rotating basis.
- Students in ensembles participate in several on-campus performances throughout the year including Family Weekend, Children’s Concert, Chapel Services, Commencement, and more.
students participate in some type of music ensemble while they are at St. Olaf.
will participate in choir and/or orchestra during the St. Olaf Christmas Festival.
students will tour nationally with an ensemble.
of students participate each semester in chamber ensemble groups.
Chamber Music at St. Olaf
The Music Department offers a variety of chamber groups for students to come together in a smaller more intimate setting. From string quartets to brass quintets to piano trios, our chamber music program has a place for everyone.
St. Olaf Christmas Festival
Every year, over 500 students in five choirs and orchestra come together to present the St. Olaf Christmas Festival. The St. Olaf Christmas Festival is rebroadcast each year on public broadcasting across the nation as part of holiday programming.