The Rock Ensemble is an intermediate/advanced level performance group that consists of four vocalists, a horn section (trumpet, trombone, & saxophones), and rhythm section (2 guitars, keyboard, bass, and drum set.)
Repertoire includes a wide variety of rock and popular styles by groups like Muse, Aretha Franklin, Tower of Power, Rush, and Michael Jackson as examples. Auditions are mandatory to participate.
The audition is split between instrumentalists and vocalists. Instrumentalists are required to perform two preselected pieces chosen by the director. Vocalists are required to audition with one song preselected pieced by the director and another of their own choice. Audition repertoire will be discussed in greater detail during the first class meeting. Auditions take place during the second class meeting.