Webster University's music ensembles are open by audition to all students, regardless of major, and we encourage any student with some musical experience to be a part. Auditions typically take place the weekend before Fall classes begin and during the first few days of school.


Instrumental Ensembles

Placement auditions are held for all instrumentalists at the beginning of each Fall. All students are welcome! For more information, email Dr. Davis

Choral Ensembles

Choirs are open to ALL students at Webster University, regardless of major!

Aurelia auditions will take place during the weekend before classes begin (Aug. 19–20). By Aug. 14, Dr. Hill will email specifics regarding audition procedures to all students on the MUSC 4920 roster. If you are not yet enrolled in Aurelia but would like to join, please email Dr. Hill directly.

For information about Chorale and Chamber Singers auditions, please contact Dr. Patterson.

Opera Studio

Webster Opera Studio auditions for Fall 2023 will be held from 3–5 p.m., on Tuesday, Aug. 22, in the CMS Concert Hall.

Students currently enrolled in Opera Studio will be assigned an audition time. If you are not enrolled in Opera Studio, but are interested in auditioning, please email Dr. Lassetter to be assigned an audition time. A list of assigned audition times will be provided via email and posted on Canvas on Monday, Aug. 21.

Please bring one solo vocal piece that showcases your vocal range and performance ability. A pianist will be provided.

Opera Studio is open to ALL students at Webster University, regardless of major or major instrument.

For more information, email Dr. Lassetter.

A group of students playing various instruments during a Webster University Jazz Combo concert.

Webster University Jazz Combos

A group of students singing during a performance by Webster University Opera Studio.

Webster University Opera Studio

A student playing the clarinet during a Webster University Wind Ensemble concert.

Webster University Wind Ensemble

Visit the Department of Music YouTube channel to view performances of our student ensembles.

Email music@webster.edu or call 314-968-7032 for more information about ensemble auditions.

News and Events

Department of Music News and Upcoming Events