Music - Special Opportunities
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 degree program.
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 .
An ensemble that focuses on the study and performance of thematic or larger choral literature. Emphasis is on choral musicianship skills in vocal production and aural theory. Some additional rehearsals required. Membership is by audition.
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.
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