Wednesday, January 4, 2012

UIS Music Program seeks new and returning members

Calling all musicians! The University of Illinois Springfield Music Program has a variety of ensembles open to students, staff, faculty, alumni and community members during the spring semester.

All rehearsals will begin the first week of classes, Jan. 17, except for band, which begins the second week on account of the Martin Luther King Holiday (Mon. Jan. 16). All rehearsals take place in the Visual and Performing Arts Building (VPA), Room 33. Students may choose to enroll for academic credit if they wish.

Spring semester rehearsal times:

UIS Band (MUS 105A/305A) rehearses Mondays from 4-6 p.m. in VPA 33, first rehearsal Jan. 23, 2012.

UIS Chorus (MUS 101/301) rehearses Tuesdays from 7-9:15 p.m. and Thursdays 3:30-5:30 p.m., VPA 33, first rehearsals Jan. 17 and 19.

UIS Chamber Orchestra rehearses Thursdays from 5:40-7:30 p.m., VPA 33, first rehearsal Jan. 19.

UIS Pep bands will play home basketball games this spring. If you are interested in joining, contact Dr. Abigail Walsh at 217/206-7549 or by email at

For more information on the UIS Music Program, contact Dr. Sharon Graf, director of co-curricular music at 217/206-6570 or or visit

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