Chorale/Campus Jazz Band/The Roc[k]tet

Chorale/Campus Jazz Band/The Roc[k]tet

Music

 
There are many opportunities for the musically inclined at Penn State Scranton!   We offer a variety of music courses in music appreciation, music theory, as well as world music, jazz, popular music, and integrating music and animation with technology.

Penn State Scranton offers high quality instrumental and choral performing ensemble opportunities in a variety of formats ranging from the Campus Chorale, The Roc[k]tet, and Campus Jazz Band.

  • The Penn State Scranton Chorale is a SATB mixed chorus and performs a wide variety of choral music.  Membership is open to all Penn State Scranton students.  The Penn State Scranton Chorale can be taken for academic General Education (GA) credits as MUSIC 104 and these credits will count toward your undergraduate degree.  No audition is necessary and no previous choral experience required!
  • The Roc[k]tet is a select group of eight (SATB) mixed voices that perform music in a show-choir style.  Membership to The Roc[k]tet is by audition only!
  • The Penn State Scranton Campus Jazz Band is a medium-size instrumental jazz ensemble and performs a variety of instrumental music.  Membership is open to all Penn State Scranton students who have previous background in playing a musical instrument. 

    The Campus Jazz Band can be taken for academic General Education (GA) credits as MUSIC 083 and these credits will count toward your undergraduate degree.  The student must have their own instrument and no audition is necessary!  

List of Annual Performances

We maintain a full slate of exciting concerts year round such as:

  • Annual Holiday Campus Concert on Wednesday during the last week of classes at noon in the SLC The View Cafe.
     
  • Annual community holiday concert at Grace Bible Church in Dunmore.
     
  • Annual community Spring Concert in April.

    *Community concerts are open to the public free of charge.

Other campus performances include:

  • Convocation
  • Special Campus Events
  • Nurse's Pinning Ceremony
  • Honors Dinner
  • Commencement

Pictures / Video of Past Performance