Music & Arts Student Involvement

Find a place for your creativity.

Regardless of your selected major, you will have the opportunity to pursue creative endeavors in music, theater, and arts. Opportunities are available for all students to develop and showcase the creative talents you bring to the community at Trinity.

Gospel Choir

Gospel Choir

The Trinity Gospel Choir is comprised of a diverse group of singers and musicians who endeavor to sing with one voice as they present energetic and worshipful concerts of contemporary gospel music .

Our gospel choir performs both on and off campus, including during chapel and special events at Trinity, and regular concerts in Chicago, Michigan, and Minnesota.

Concert Choir

The Concert Choir is Trinity’s premier choral organization. This co-ed group, which typically stands in a mixed rather than sectional formation, has a repertoire that includes chant, 16th-century polychoral masterpieces, late 20th-century music, spirituals, and contemporary gospel settings. The group, which travels both nationally and internationally, has more than 50 members and welcomes both music and non-music majors to participate.

Unless noted, all concerts are held in A.T.O. Chapel (see Campus Map).  Tickets are available at the door or in advance by calling 847-712-6754.

2014-15 Performance Dates:

Saturday, December 6, 2014
2:00pm, 7:30pm Christmas Concert (Orchestra & Choir)
Sunday, May 3, 2015
3:00pm, Choir & Orchestra Concert

Learn more about Concert Choir

Choir Rehearsal

Symphonic Band

Trinity College has a 41-year history of band music. The original pep band that assembled to play at athletic events grew into a concert organization in 1970 and began touring nationally in 1976 and internationally in 1990. Its core repertoire consists of the classics of concert band literature, including original pieces for band and skillful transcriptions and arrangements.

The Symphonic Band welcomes both music and non-music majors, and many band members take private lessons at Trinity.

Unless noted, all concerts are held in A.T.O. Chapel (see Campus Map).  Tickets are available at the door or in advance by calling 847-712-6754.

Community Philharmonic Orchestra

Do you see yourself playing Mendelssohn or Tchaikovsky alongside seasoned musicians? Join the 70-member Trinity Community Philharmonic Orchestra (TCPO) and combine your talents with those of local musicians, including music educators from throughout our metropolitan community. The orchestra performs on-campus concerts and accompanies musicals, operettas, and oratorios performed by the School of Music.

Unless noted, all concerts are held in A.T.O. Chapel (see Campus Map).  Tickets are available at the door or in advance by calling 847-712-6754.

2014-15 Performance Dates:

Saturday, November 1, 2014
7:30pm, Fall TCPO Concert
Saturday, December 6, 2014
2:00pm, 7:30pm, Christmas Concert (Orchestra & Choir)
Friday, April 10, 2015
7:30pm, Spring TCPO Concert
Sunday, May 3, 2015
3:00pm, Choir & Orchestra Concert

Learn more about TCPO

Additional Ensembles & Private Lessons

Student musicians also participate in our five-octave Handbell Choir, Jazz Ensemble, and various Chamber Ensembles, as well as in private music instruction from top Chicago professionals such as well-known classical guitarist Norman Ruiz.

Fine Arts

Aspiring actors and singers won’t want to miss the chance to develop their talent onstage. Every year, Trinity students perform a play and one musical. Recent performances include, Arthur Miller’s, The Crucible, Puccini’s opera, Gianni Schicchi, and Shakespeare’s As You Like It. Writers and artists can display their craft at our annual Fine Arts Festival, a contest for student musicians, artists, photographers, and writers. The Trillium – a biannual publication of student poetry, photography, short stories, and essays  – also showcases student talent.