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.


Concert Choir

The Concert Choir is Trinity’s auditioned choral organization. This co-ed group has a repertoire that includes chant, 16th-century polychoral masterpieces, 21st-century music, spirituals, and contemporary gospel settings. The Choir travels nationally and internationally 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 847-317-8021.

2019-20 Performance Dates:

Christmas Concert: “Visions and Visitors" Concert Choir and Symphonic Band, Friday, December 6, 7:30 pm and Saturday, December 7, 3:00 pm

Symphonic Band & Concert Choir Spring Tour: Thursday, February 27—Wednesday, March 4

Concert Choir and Trinity Philharmonic Orchestra Concert: Friday, May 1, 7:30 pm

 

Learn more about Concert Choir

 

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. Musical excellence is at its core and is reflected in the repertoire of classic and contemporary wind band literature.

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 847-317-8021.

2019-20 Performance Dates:

Symphonic Band & Navy Band Great Lakes Wind Ensemble Concert: Friday, Oct. 18, 7:30 pm

Symphonic Band & Concert Choir Spring Tour: Thursday, February 27—Wednesday, March 4

Symphonic Band Concert: Friday, April 24, 7:30 pm

 

Learn more about Symphonic Band

Community Philharmonic Orchestra

Do you see yourself playing Mendelssohn or Tchaikovsky alongside seasoned musicians? Join the 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 Music Department.

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 847-317-8021.

2019-20 Performance Dates:

Trinity Community Philharmonic Orchestra Concert: Saturday, October 5, 7:30 pm

Trinity Community Philharmonic Orchestra Concert: Friday, November 22, 7:30 pm

Trinity Community Philharmonic Orchestra Concert: Friday, February 21, 7:30 pm

Concert Choir and Trinity Community Philharmonic Orchestra Concert: Friday, May 1, 7:30 pm

Learn more about TCPO

Gospel Choir

The Trinity Gospel Choir is an inspirational, student-led choir comprised of students of diverse cultures who sing with one voice. All Trinity students are welcome to join the choir.

To learn more about the choir and/or how you may participate, please contact the Intercultural Development Office (IDO) at 847-317-8072.

Gospel Choir

Trinity Jazz

Walk in the footsteps of musical giants in Trinity Jazz. From classic jazz…to deep hip-hop grooves…to the Blues, Trinity Jazz explores the music that was uniquely birthed in America due to the mixing of African rhythms with European harmony. Of special focus is the profoundly gratifying experience of pure group-improvisation.

Trinity Jazz is open to all musicians, majoring in music or any other discipline.

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 847-317-8021.

2019-20 Performance Dates:

Friday, November 15 at 7:30 pm

Friday, April 17 at 7:30 pm

Learn more about Trinity Jazz

Creative Arts

Aspiring actors and singers won’t want to miss the chance to develop their talent onstage. Trinity students regularly have the opportunity to perform plays and musicals. Recent performances include, Arthur Miller, The Crucible, Gilbert and Sullivan, “HMS Pinafore" and “Pirates of Penzance," and Broadway favorites such as “Fiddler on the Roof," “The Music Man," and “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown."

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Additional Ensembles & Private Lessons

Student musicians also participate in our various Chamber Ensembles, as well as in private music instruction from top Chicago professionals like well-known classical guitarist Norman Ruiz.