Ensembles

VOCAL
FVCC Choral Ensemble
The FVCC Choral Ensemble is a lively mixed non-audition choir. This group rehearses and performs traditional choral literature once a semester.
Instructor: Nicole S. Sanford
Vocal FVCC Ensemble (MUSI 162y)
This audition ensemble is an energetic high performing group that does frequent tours and concerts throughout the school year. An ensemble placement audition is required before prior enrollment. Contact Nicole S. Sanford (AT 105) 756-4813 or nsanford@fvcc.edu for more information or visit Music Program.
Instructor: Nicole S. Sanford
STRINGS
FVCC Orchestra (MUSI 108u)
The FVCC Orchestra is a non-audition orchestra that prepares and performs orchestral literature of the past and present. This ensemble includes rehearsals and public performances and is available for all ages and levels.
CHAMBER ENSEMBLES
Brass Chamber Ensemble (MUSI 162s)
This motivated ensemble does various performances throughout the semester. An ensemble placement audition is required before prior enrollment. Contact Nicole S. Sanford (AT 105) 756-4813 or nsanford@fvcc.edu for more information or visit Music Program.
Instructor: Allen Slater
Flute Chamber Ensemble (MUSI 162x)
Join the flute choir and enjoy a variety of concert experiences throughout the semester. An ensemble placement audition is required before prior enrollment. Contact Nicole S. Sanford (AT 105) 756-4813 or nsanford@fvcc.edu for more information or visit Music Program.
Instructors: Maxine Ramey and Beth Pirrie
Guitar Chamber Ensemble (MUSI 162q)
Be part of a guitar ensemble that covers classical, jazz, flamenco and contemporary styles of music. This ensemble is open to guitarists of all skill levels. An ensemble placement audition is required before prior enrollment. Contact Nicole S. Sanford (AT 105) 756-4813 or nsanford@fvcc.edu for more information or visit Music Program.
Instructor: Paul Gonsorchik
Jazz Combo (MUSI 162z)
Love jazz? This exciting and energetic jazz ensemble course is open to string, woodwind, brass, percussion and piano students of all ages. An ensemble placement audition is required before prior enrollment. Contact Nicole S. Sanford (AT 105) 756-4813 or nsanford@fvcc.edu for more information or visit Music Program.
Instructor: Paul Gonsorchik
Strings Chamber Ensemble (MUSI 162v)
Taught by professional cellist, Summer Boggess who taught in New York for 15 years, this ensemble is sure to be exciting, motivating, and educational. An ensemble placement audition is required before prior enrollment. Contact Nicole S. Sanford (AT 105) 756-4813 or nsanford@fvcc.edu for more information or visit Music Program.
Instructor: Summer Boggess
Woodwind Chamber Ensemble (MUSI 162x)
Join the woodwind ensemble! This fun group rehearses dynamic repertoire throughout the semester and may include 1-3 performances in the community. Players need to be fairly proficient on their instrument. An ensemble placement audition is required before prior enrollment. Contact Nicole S. Sanford (AT 105) 756-4813 or nsanford@fvcc.edu for more information or visit Music Program.
Instructor: Maxine Ramey
FVCC Chamber Ensemble (MUSI 162x)
This course has a variety of possibilities and is open to non-Music majors and minors. It is available to all string, woodwind, brass, percussion, and piano ensembles as appropriate to meet student needs. An ensemble placement audition is required before prior enrollment. Contact Nicole S. Sanford (AT 105) 756-4813 or nsanford@fvcc.edu for more information or visit Music Program.
Instructor: Leo Chen
Musical Theatre - Seminar Workshop (MUSI 194)
The FVCC Seminar Workshop (Musical Theatre) are lively and animated non-audition groups that present vocal, chorus, and/or pit orchestra training for theatrical productions including musicals, operas and other theatrical shows involving music. A placement audition is required before prior enrollment. Contact Nicole S. Sanford (AT 105) 756-4813 or nsanford@fvcc.edu for more information or visit Music Program.
Instructors: Rebecca Spear, Richard Haptonstall, Amy Beth Chisholm, Nicole S. Sanford
OFF CAMPUS ENSEMBLES
Flathead Valley Community Band (MUSI 114)
Instructor: Allen Slater
Glacier Chorale (MUSI 112x)
Instructor: Micah Hunter
Glacier Symphony (MUSI 108r)
Instructor: John Zoltek
If you would like to take part in an ensemble that is not on campus grounds and receive college credit please sign up for one of the above courses. Please contact Nicole S. Sanford at (406) 756-4813 or nsanford@fvcc.edu.