Performance Opportunities


Admission to the Department of Music's ensembles is available to ALL UCI students by audition. Auditions are generally held in the fall during Welcome Week. View Ensemble Auditions for information about repertoire requirements and scheduling.



Jazz Ensembles
The UCI Jazz Orchestra is the premier big band of the jazz program, dedicated to playing the music of the great composers and the latest international works. The Small Groups are the jazz combos comprised of four to eight members.
UCI Vocal Arts has a proud tradition of pre-professional training for young singers in concert and staged productions.
Symphony Orchestra
The UCI Symphony Orchestra is one of the premier large performance ensembles in the Department of Music and offers music majors, non-music majors, faculty and other community members an opportunity to study and perform symphonic music of the ages.
Vocal Arts
UCI Vocal Arts provides intensive study and exceptional performing opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students wishing to pursue a career in vocal music.
Wind Ensemble
The UCI Wind Ensemble is an advanced ensemble devoted to the study and performance of music composed for varying combinations of wind and percussion instruments.
Choir/Chamber Singers
Love to sing? Join a choir at UCI.
Athletic Bands
The UCI Athletic Bands program serves the University as a whole, and is not affiliated with the Department of Music.