Photo of Oboe Professor Andy Parker performing with the UI Symphony Band.

From the 250-piece Hawkeye Marching Band to intimate chamber groups, the UI School of Music has performing ensembles for musicians of every ability.


See Ensemble Auditions. Auditions for ensembles are held just before the beginning of the fall semester and the first day of classes. Students interested in auditioning should sign up for an audition time. 

Orchestral Ensembles


Choral Ensembles

Jazz Ensembles

Chamber Ensembles

Percussion Ensembles

Faculty Ensembles