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You do not have to be a music major to participate in one of our ensembles!

Xavier’s performing ensembles combine to reach approximately 10,000 people a year and demonstrate the commitment the department has made to the greater tri-state area. Xavier Music enriches our regional cultural world and is a major contributor to the University's strong tradition of service to others. Selected performances and venues include:

  • 2018 collaboration with Queen City Opera
  • 2017 National Festival Chorus at Carnegie Hall, New York City
  • 2016 American Musicology Society Conference; Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • 2014 Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Chamber Orchestra European Tour - Munich, Salzburg, Vienna, Prague
  • World Choir Games at Duke Energy Convention Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Music Hall, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption Concert Series, Covington, KY
  • Union Terminal Museum Organ Series, Cincinnati, Ohio

Performance options for Music Majors abound:

  • More than 60 concerts annually during the fall and spring semesters
  • Regular student performance in small chamber ensembles, including string quartets, mixed instrumental/vocal chamber groups, and percussion ensemble.
  • Instrumental ensembles include the Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Jazz Orchestra, and Chamber Orchestra
  • Vocal ensembles include Concert Choir, Women's Chorus, Edgecliff Vocal Ensemble, and Opera Workshop