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Music at Union University


Whether you're pursuing a degree in music, looking for an opportunity to continue your musical experiences, or exploring music for the first time, the Department of Music at Union University has an opportunity for you.

Vocal Ensembles

Cantilena (Women's Choir)

Cantilena (Women's Choir) »

Cantilena, for ladies only, is one of Union's newest ensembles. This group of singers is comprised of women from across campus, rehearses twice a week, and performs two concerts each semester.

Men's Choir

Men's Choir »

Men's Choir provides men from every area of the college an opportunity to socialize and to carry on the great, international tradition of male ensemble singing. Like its female counterpart, Men's Choir rehearses twice a week and performs two concerts each semester, frequently joining with the ladies for a large ensemble experience.

University Singers

University Singers »

Union's auditioned , mixed choir, University Singers tours each spring; internationally every third year. On recent tours University Singers has performed at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., St. Peter's Basilica in Rome, Italy, and the St. Louis Basilica in St. Louis, Missouri.

University Singers performing "O sacrum convivium"

University Singers performing "Soneto de la noche"

Voices of Proclamation

Voices of Proclamation »

Voices of Proclamation serves as the public relations ensemble for the Department of Music. A small, chamber group of top singers, "Proc" performs frequently throughout the year at area churches, high schools, community gatherings, and university events.

Proclamation performing "The Solid Rock", arranged by our assistant professor of music, Dr. Daniel Musselman

Proclamation performing "Psalm 117"

Opera Workshop

Opera Workshop »

Opera Workshop presents performances each semester ranging from scenes programs to fully staged productions. Participation is open to upper level vocalists and required for vocal performance majors. Repertoire is chosen from both opera and musical theater.

Instrumental Ensembles

University Orchestra

University Orchestra »

The University Orchestra, Union's newest performing group, presents symphonic literature of the highest caliber and provides students a place to utilize their skills and enjoy making music with other accomplished instrumentalists.

Symphonic Band

Symphonic Band »

Symphonic Band is open to all university students and rehearses three times weekly. The band performs once each term, presenting a variety of traditional band literature as well as contemporary works.

Jazz Band

Jazz Band »

The Jazz Band performs one concert each term to a packed house of adoring fans. Focusing on literature from big band to contemporary jazz, this non-auditioned ensemble practices one evening each week.

Handbell Choir

Handbell Choir »

Ringing 5 octaves of English bells, the Union University Handbell Choir offers a unique opportunity to students of all backgrounds and experiences.


Piano Ensembles

Piano Ensembles »

Piano Ensembles is open to students demonstrating sufficient keyboard skills and desiring to perform literature composed for multiple pianists at a single or multiple keyboards.

Upcoming Events

  • APR
    "Into the Woods"
    W.D. Powell Theater

  • APR
    Jazz Band Concert
    7:30 p.m. - Hartley Recital Hall

  • MAY
    Symphonic Band Concert
    7:30 p.m. - First Baptist Church, Jackson

  • MAY
    Orchestra Concert
    7:30 p.m. - First Baptist Church, Jackson

  • Full Calendar of Events
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