Art, Drama, and Music
The Departments of Art, Music, and Theatre Arts sponsor a wide variety of activities, including plays, recitals and exhibitions of art by students and faculty as well as occasional traveling exhibits.
The Department of Music offers students numerous opportunities to perform. Whether music majors or non-music majors, students participate in a wide range of music performance activities for university credit. Vocal ensembles include the Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, and Opera Workshop. The bands include the Marching Band, Basketball Band, Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combos, and a variety of small woodwind, brass, and percussion ensembles.
The Department of Theatre Arts stages major productions each semester and one-act plays during the spring. The Department of Music presents an opera each year as well. The two departments jointly produce staged musicals on an occasional basis.
All students are eligible to audition for major theater productions and musical performance groups.
The Department of Art hosts an annual student art exhibition every spring semester, which is open to all university students to submit art works. Additionally the department hosts many art exhibitions, productions and lectures from visiting artist in one of the three art galleries in the Humanities Building. Furthermore, student's exhibitions are presented in Gallery 2 and the VAB Gallery throughout the academic year.