The St. Mary’s University Music Department offers a wide variety of performing instrumental and vocal ensembles for students interested in furthering their music making abilities, while also participating in the full university experience. Each performing ensemble is comprised of students from the department of music as well as the many other fantastic departments around campus.
Scholarship opportunities are available to students performing in the ensembles at St. Mary’s University, and are open to music majors, music minors, as well as students from other degree plans wishing to perform with the ensembles. The Wind Ensemble, Jazz Orchestra, Concert Choir “Coro Santa Maria,” String Orchestra and the Opera Workshop perform in Treadaway Hall. The Rattler Band performs in the fun and exciting Greehey Arena during basketball games. The Chapel Choir is also active during Campus Mass at Guadalupe Chapel and Holy Rosary Church.
Alumni of the St. Mary’s University performing ensembles have gone on to become professional musicians, incredible music educators, as well as highly successful doctors, engineers, business people and more.