Find your fit at NAU’s School of Music
Choral/vocal and instrumental ensembles are open to music majors, music minors, and students who major in other areas across campus. Many, though not all, require a performance audition.
School of Music performance areas
Bands Accordion Closed
Wind, brass, and percussion students perform throughout the school year in both concert and athletics ensembles. Our bands include:
Choral Studies Accordion Closed
The choral studies program provides opportunities for students to sing a wide variety of traditional, modern, vocal jazz, and folk music from around the world. Our choirs include:
- Shrine of the Ages Choir
- Women’s Chorale
- Men’s Chorale
- Chamber Singers
- University Singers
- High Altitude
- Northern Voices
- Handbell Choir
Jazz Studies Accordion Closed
Delve into the delightful complexity of jazz in NAU’s jazz studies program that includes big bands, combos, jazz improvisation courses, and jazz history.
Lyric Theater Accordion Closed
Fully staged opera, operetta, and musical theater productions through the Lyric Theater offer the diverse experiences necessary to build a performance career in today’s world.
Orchestra Accordion Closed
Perform orchestral music from Baroque to contemporary in full symphonic, smaller chamber, and opera/music theater pit settings. Our orchestras include:
Piano Studies Accordion Closed
Expand your keyboard skills as a soloist or collaborative pianist in a professional, supportive atmosphere with NAU’s piano studies program.