College Choir is DC’s most select choral ensemble. This auditioned choir performs
choral masterworks and premieres works by current composers. The choir sings music
representing many styles, from each historical era, singing many languages. Music
ensembles involve students in cooperative learning environments developing aural,
communication, and leadership skills.
Meets Tuesday, Thursday, 11:00 a.m. - 12:35 p.m.
YELLOW JACKET MARCHING BAND
The YJB is one of the most dynamic and exciting ensembles on campus! The band presents
halftime shows that aim to entertain and engage through a variety of musical selections,
colorful visuals, and corps style drill. Founded in 2013, the YJB performs at home
football games, as well as community and campus events. The YJB is open to any and
all students interested in performing on a woodwind, brass, percussion instrument
or who would like to twirl on our majorette or color guard squad.
Meets Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
The Symphonic Band performs traditional and modern works for wind band. This ensemble
provides musical growth as well as a social connection for all who enjoy performing.
The Symphonic Band includes additional opportunities for solo and chamber ensemble
Meets Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
The Pep Band provides spirit and entertainment at men’s and women’s home basketball
games. The Pep Band performs a variety of music to engage the audience and support
our DC athletes!
Meets Monday, Wednesday, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Jazz Band is a non-curricular ensemble open to students with an interest in jazz
music and performance technique. This group meets once weekly and works on music of
various styles including swing, funk, blues, rock and latin. The flexible nature of
this ensemble allows for a traditional big band set-up or various combos based on
If interested, contact Cassidy Nalepa, Director of Music Programs, firstname.lastname@example.org.
COMMUNITY MUSIC ENSEMBLES
DC COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA
The DCCO is a full orchestra open to all strings, winds, brass, and percussion. This
ensemble combines the talents of college students, community members, and local music
students to perform a variety of classic and contemporary orchestral literature. This
ensemble offers musical growth and development, as well as performance opportunities
for all involved, including our DC Community Music School students.
Meets Thursday, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
The Choral Union is a large choral ensemble open to students, college personnel, and
community members, including music educators and music students. The choir performs
varied works, involving a fall concert, Handel’s Messiah, and a large work each spring.
Meets Monday, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
The DC Players is a student organization that assists in the development and production of the College’s twice-annual dramatic productions. Shows are produced through the Music Programs office, and students are encouraged to participate not only on the stage, but also in technical, assistant directing, and orchestral roles. Meets by appointment.