The music program at Lindsey Wilson College is
an enriching experience that focuses on
academics, personal development, fun, and fellowship.
Students perform to exciting and diverse audiences throughout the
region, nation, and world. Ensembles provide formal
performance experiences in music, ranging from the concert
choir, Lindsey Wilson Singers, to band. Students from all
majors may participate.
What distinguishes the study of music at Lindsey Wilson College?
Check out our brief summary of recent accomplishments!
We initiated a successful composer, publisher, and performance
collaboration which resulted in the world premiere of "Words
of Lincoln," sponsored by the Lincoln Bicentennial Observance.
The Concert Choir collaborated with the Louisville Symphony
Orchestra, performing selections from Haydn.
The Lindsey Wilson Singers went on tour, traveling from San
Diego to San Francisco, California.
In addition, we expanded our partnership with the Kentucky
United Methodist Church through the Lighthouse Concert Project
and were selected for a mass performance of the Vivaldi Gloria with
the New England Symphonic Ensemble at Carnegie Hall.
Lindsey Wilson Singers
The LWC Singers are organized on professional standards to
represent the College on and off campus as a performing
arts ensemble. The choir studies and performs choral
music from all eras, specializing in sacred a
cappella anthem literature.
The Singers have many strong traditions, including the
Signing of the Standards of Excellence Ceremony in the fall, a
spring tour, and, along with the LWC Concert Choir, an annual
concert with the Commonwealth Strings. Over the years the Singers
have toured and performed in over 30 states from Alaska to Florida.
They also offer the possibility of international travel.
Representative works performed with the Commonwealth Strings
include the Faure's Requiem,
Vivaldi's Gloria, Haydn's Mass in G,
Haydn's Creation, Handel's Messiah.
LWC Blue Raider Band
The Lindsey Wilson Blue Raider Band program offers
opportunities for performance in several ensembles including
Marching Band, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Brass, Woodwind, and
Percussion Ensembles. The band travels and performs at several
different venues around the state The band rehearses three
afternoons a week for an hour and a half. Band earns one college
credit per semester. The credit may be used as an elective in any
Band grants and performance scholarships are also available, by
audition, to any Lindsey Wilson student, regardless of major. To
facilitate the awarding process, students are encouraged to
complete the Free Application for Assistance Aid (FAFSA) form
as soon as possible .
Find out more
about our band program...
Why choose Music?
Student experiences in the spotlight:
"It's a fantastic experience to perform with the
orchestra. It's classy and we are able to bring something
really nice to the local community...." Barrett
"Singers' Tour impacted me on every level, especially in my
understanding of people. Traveling with and having
opportunities to get to know so many people proved to be one of the
most unique experiences of my life. It was all about
learning....about people, about places, about
myself...." Laura Smith
"The opportunity to minister through music and the chance to
bond with other amazing and caring individuals who love God and
music was the most meaningful part of tour. We made a lasting
impression on each other as well as the people who heard our
performances...." Samantha Kolb
"We are all grateful to travel to such spectacular places
and meet so many gracious and kind people, who are willing to show
us great hospitality. I always come away with priceless
memories that I will always cherish...." Ashley
"The workshop was a lesson in superb control, presentation,
and dynamics. The exercises we did on breathing, opening up
and moving the sound forward were immediately
effective...." Brandy Whitney