All Northeastern State University ensembles are open to both music majors and non-majors. Any NSU student is eligible to audition for any of the following ensembles:


Dr. Bryan Raya, Director of Bands

  • Wind Ensemble
  • Communiversity Band
  • RiverHawk Marching Band
  • Basketball Band

Visit the NSU Bands website.

Jazz Ensembles

Dr. Clark Gibson, Director of Jazz Studies

  • Jazz Ensemble I
  • Jazz Ensemble II
  • Jazz Combos (several each semester)

Visit the NSU Jazz Studies website.

Vocal/Choral Groups

Dr. Jeffery Wall, Director of Choral Activities
Dr. Whitney Myers, Director of Opera Music Theatre

  • University Singers
  • University Chorus
  • Opera Music Theatre

Visit the NSU Choral/Vocal Music website.

Chamber Music

Dr. Anne Watson, Chamber Music Coordinator

One of the most important components of an education in music is experience in chamber ensembles. NSU's chamber music program includes:

  • Clarinet choir
  • Brass quintets
  • Trumpet ensembles
  • Baroque trumpet ensemble
  • Woodwind ensembles
  • Numerous duos, trios, and quartets

For more information, contact Dr. Watson.



NSU Jazz Ensemble