The W Ensembles
A Great Place to Sing & Make Music
All of The W's singing and instrumental opportunities are open to music majors as well as non majors. Participating in any of our ensembles means joining a group of committed music makers who support one another both as musicians and fellow school mates. The result of their unity and hard work can be heard on the concert stage. MUW Singers & Instrumental Players serve the University, Alumni, and the community and are appreciated for their excellence.
Chamber Singers perform a variety of choral literature and is comprised of singers with a wide range of academic pursuits. A common love for singing and their commitment to musical excellence makes this an exciting ensemble for singers and concert goers. Concerts are performed that combine all the groups into one choir. Chamber Singers also participate in combined concerts with other colleges, high schools, and community ensembles.
Chorale is a female group that enjoys an active concert schedule throughout the school year. Singers and audiences experience the beauty of a well-crafted sound that is found in the collective voices of the Chorale. They are frequently requested by community and civic groups due to the ensemble's rich tradition of fine performances.
MUW Jazz Ensemble is an instrumental ensemble specializing in the performance of big band and/or small combo literature. Students enrolled in Jazz Ensemble are given the opportunity to gain experience in the performance and rehearsal techniques associated with various genres of historical and contemporary jazz. Jazz Ensemble meets during the Fall and Spring semester on M/W, from 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm in Poindexter Hall.
MUW Wind Ensemble is the premiere instrumental ensemble at Mississippi University for Women. Membership in the ensemble is made up of students of all majors, faculty, and community members. Diverse literature is explored, including chamber works, new compositions, and classic wind band literature. Wind Ensemble meets during the Fall and Spring semester on T/TH, from 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm in Poindexter Hall.
Financial assistance is available for MUW Singers, Jazz Ensemble, and Wind Ensemble who meet the criteria set forth by MUW and the MUW Music Department.