SPRINGFIELD – Members of the community who are interested in sharing their musical talents are invited to join campus ensembles currently gearing up for the spring 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 January 14. 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 available to those who have been admitted to study at UIS. Registration for the spring 2008 semester is currently underway; classes begin Monday, January 14. For information on enrolling in any of these ensembles for credit, go to www.uis.edu or phone the Registration Office at 206-6174.