Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Community invited to join UIS musical groups

Members of the community who are interested in sharing their musical talents are invited to join campus ensembles currently gearing up for the fall semester at the University of Illinois at Springfield. To join the UIS Band, Chorus, or Chamber Orchestra, simply attend rehearsal sessions, which begin the week of August 25. Membership is free and auditions are not required.

UIS Band rehearses Mondays from 4 to 6 p.m.

UIS Chorus rehearses Tuesdays from 7 to 9:15 p.m. and Thursdays from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

UIS Chamber Orchestra rehearses Thursdays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

All rehearsals meet in room 33 of the Visual and Performing Arts Building on the east side of the UIS campus.

Academic credit is also available to those who have been admitted to study at UIS. Registration for the 2008 fall semester is currently underway. For information on enrolling in any of these ensembles for credit, go to or phone the Registration Office at 206-6174.

For more information, including performance schedules and directions to the rehearsal room, contact UIS Music at 206-8405 or

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