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Colorado Christian University
School of Music Ensembles
CCU Women's Choir practicing for their performance.

School of Music Ensembles


University Chior Performing

University Choir

一道本不卡免费高清The University Choir is a select large ensemble dedicated to the performance of vocal masterworks from all musical styles and periods. University Choir is an opportunity for students to grow in stewardship of God-given gifts and musical talents. Musical excellence and well-prepared performances are stressed. The University Choir tours and records annually and presents multiple concerts each year. Auditions for University Choir are held at the beginning of the fall semester.


symphonic band performance

University Symphonic Band

The University Symphonic Band is a select large ensemble for woodwinds, brass and percussion, oriented towards the performance of a wide range of music for the modern wind band, including transcriptions, standard literature, popular music, and sacred music for band. Symphonic Band is an opportunity for students to grow in stewardship of God-given gifts and musical talents. Musical excellence and well-prepared performances are stressed. The University Symphonic Band tours and records annually and presents multiple concerts each year. Auditions for University Symphonic Band are held at the beginning of the fall semester.


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University Chamber Orchestra

The University Chamber Orchestra is select instrumental ensemble in conjunction with the Lakewood Symphony Orchestra featuring string and wind instruments that performs a variety of traditional and contemporary literature for community audiences.


woman's choir performance

University Women's Choir

一道本不卡免费高清The University Women’s Choir is a select large ensemble dedicated to the performance of vocal masterworks from all musical styles and periods. Musical excellence and well-prepared performances are emphasized in this ensemble. The University Women’s Choir tours and records annually and presents multiple concerts each year.

Auditions for University Women’s Choir are held at the beginning of the fall semester.

Four members of the men's choir

Men's Chorus

一道本不卡免费高清The Men’s Chorus performs music from many styles and genres, with an emphasis on contemporary inspirational and glee club literature. Performance opportunities for this non-auditioned group include concerts and outreach events for CCU. Men from across the campus community are encouraged to participate in this singing fellowship and ministry outreach.


Two vocal Jazz ensemble performers

Peak Harmony Vocal Ensemble

Peak Harmony Vocal Ensemble is a select small ensemble that studies and performs a wide variety of pop and jazz styles including contemporary a cappella, CCM, jazz standards, rock, pop, blues and more. Participation in the Peak Harmony Vocal Ensemble is an opportunity to grow in the stewardship of God-given gifts and musical talents.

Auditions for Peak Harmony Vocal Ensemble are held at the beginning of the fall semester.

Instrumental jazz bass player

Mainstream (Instrumental Jazz)

一道本不卡免费高清Mainstream is a select small ensemble that is oriented toward the study and performance of a wide variety of jazz styles, including traditional big band, contemporary jazz, the blues, bebop, interpretation of jazz standards, and more.

Auditions for Mainstream are held at the beginning of the fall semester.

worship ensemble guitarist

Worship Ensemble

The Worship Ensemble is an ensemble dedicated to training students in the art of leading worship and the craft of leading a worship ensemble. Special emphasis will be given to balancing musical excellence with spiritual formation. The Worship Ensemble will draw from sacred repertoire spanning a broad range of worship and musical styles.


Handbell performer

Handbell Ensemble

The Handbell Ensemble is a performing ensemble that also focuses on developing rehearsal, conducting, and performance skills. Along with concert performance, students work in the areas of ringing technique development and pedagogy, instrument care and maintenance, rhythm reading, score reading, and conducting. Musical excellence, collaboration, and engaging and varied performances are predominantly emphasized in this ensemble. The Handbell Ensemble also does a number of annual outreach performances.


Dance ensemble practice

Dance Ensemble

The Dance/Stage Movement class learns techniques applicable to theatre productions. Each semester of the class culminates with a performance for the community.


Scene from a Musical

Music Theatre/Opera Workshop

一道本不卡免费高清The Music Theatre/Opera Workshop is a performing ensemble. Class sessions are predominantly in preparation for auditions and performance of solo and ensemble scene excerpts from musical theatre and/or opera. Class sessions will include music rehearsal, vocal coaching, basic acting, stage movement, auditioning techniques, and portfolio development.


students using music production technology

SAMA Record Label

SAMA is a student run record label managed by Colorado Christian University's Music Production and Engineering (MPE) Majors. Each fall, a select group of students are chosen by audition to receive fully produced albums. The albums are recorded and produced by the school’s senior MPE students. Various genres such as Classical, R&B, Jazz, Pop, Gospel, and Rock, are meticulously and artfully produced. A SAMA release party happens each spring to celebrate the new albums.

Listen to songs produced by SAMA

Drumline

Drumline offers students, who want to pursue field percussion, an opportunity to develop their talent and perform at various CCU athletic events.


Other Ensembles

Other ensembles, such as the Vocal Chamber Ensemble and small instrumental ensembles, are formed as interest dictates.

Ensemble participation scholarships are available to non-music majors for the following ensembles: University Choir, University Women's Choir, University Symphonic Band, Men's Chorus, Chamber Strings, Handbell Ensemble, and theatre participation.

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