Choirs at UMHB
The premiere choral ensemble at UMHB, Concert Choir is open to all students by audition. Current membership represents a variety of disciplines including Music, Christian Studies, Nursing, Business, Sociology and Computer Science.
University Singers is a large choir open to singers of all levels, performing both contemporary and traditional literature.
The pride and joy of UMHB, One Voice is an auditioned choral ensemble that represents UMHB in churches, schools and civic functions throughout the state and nation.
Wind Ensemble is the premier instrumental ensemble open to any UMHB student by audition, regardless of major. Repertoire is selected to expose performers to a wide range of musical languages, as well as a variety of technical, intellectual, and aesthetic challenges. The UMHB Wind Ensemble performs 3-4 concerts each semester.
Jazz Ensemble plays a widely varied repertoire including styles of music from Duke Ellington to the contemporary artists of today. A strong emphasis is placed on sight-reading. The group is open to all university students, regardless of major. The ensemble performs 3-4 times per year, including festivals and community concerts.
The UMHB OPERA is designed to train, develop and prepare for a professional career in opera. The UMHB OPERA produces one fully staged opera per academic year. This annual production includes a professional orchestra, costumes, lighting, sets and props.
The UMHB Musical Theatre is very rigorous. The annual production is mounted in the fall and requires a great deal of preparatory work for the student performer. This annual production includes a professional orchestra, costumes, lighting, sets and props. It is designed to give an opportunity to perform Musical Theatre to anyone on campus. The UMHB Musical Theatre produces one fully staged production per academic year.