the music department is mixed with 200 music majors and 600+ non-majors every semester.

consider a few of the 19 major music ensembles, like the concordia choir, the concordia band and the concordia orchestra. to become a member, all you have to do is audition.

private lessons with the music faculty will help build your talent, as more than 700 music lessons are given each week. be sure to check out the chamber music opportunities as well.

music at concordia

ensemble auditions

membership in most ensembles is determined by audition at the beginning of the academic year. audition results will be posted on cobbernet.


with four choirs to audition from, you'll sing your heart out and make life-long connections through music-making.


with four bands to choose from, you're bound to find your home.


apart from performing alongside the four choirs at the concordia christmas choir, you'll find the concordia orchestra performing on campus and touring around the united states every october.


under the direction of dr. david eyler, concordia offers a full percussion ensemble and marimba choir.

jazz ensembles

with three full jazz bands and two vocal jazz ensembles, there’s always a concert right around the corner.

handbell choir

concordia’s handbell choirs perform on 5 octaves of malmark handbells and 6 octaves of choirchimes®.

music scholarships

we encourage all students to join a music ensemble, regardless of your major. these scholarships will ride along the journey all four years.

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