Music director standing in front large music ensemble during performance
Home Academics Schools Department of Music Music Ensembles and Clubs

Music Ensembles and Clubs

Choral Ensembles

Concert Choir

Large choral ensemble. Performances on campus throughout the year. Regional touring in the spring.


24-voice, select ensemble. Audition required. Members of the Chorale are also members of the Concert Choir. Performances on campus throughout the year. Regional touring in the spring.

Oratorio Choir

Large choral ensemble open to all students and other members of the BC community. No audition required. Rehearsals and concert in the fall semester.

Gospel Choir

Gospel Choir is a student-directed group focused on the uplifting messages found in gospel music. Open to all students.

Meridiane Ensemble

The Meridiane Ensemble is a thrilling vocal chamber ensemble that has established an inspiring mission to the performance of culturally-relevant programs of contemporary composers.

A Cappella Ensembles

Student-run a cappella ensembles specializing in popular song arrangements sung without instrumental accompaniment.

Instrumental Ensembles

Symphonic Band

Large wind and percussion ensemble plays concert repertory. No audition required.

Jazz Ensemble

Performs traditional jazz, music of the big bands and progressive jazz. Audition required.

Chamber Strings

Small chamber orchestra that rehearses and performs a wide variety of string literature. No audition required.

Pep Band

Open to all students. Plays at home basketball games, providing spirited music for Eagles fans and cheerleaders.

Screamin’ Eagles Marching Band

The Screamin’ Eagles Marching Band brings the hype to BC. Perform at home football games, travel to some away games, join in Homecoming week events and participate in local parades and festivals.

Handbell Choir

Four octaves of bells and five octaves of chimes. Student-directed.

Jazz Combo

Multiple jazz combos focusing on improvisation, jazz forms and history. All instrumentalists are invited to join. No audition required.

Chamber Music Ensembles

Small ensembles formed to accommodate special musical interests.

National Association for Music Education (NAfME)

NAfME (National Association for Music Education) is one of the world’s largest arts education organizations. Join the Bridgewater College chapter of NAfME to enhance your education.

We have recently sponsored events such as music technology workshops, trips to the state convention, an “Elementary School Day” in which teachers from local schools explain their lesson plans and methods, activities for “Music in Our Schools” month, and mock interviews.

For more information, contact the NAfME chapter advisor: Dr. Vimari Colón-León.