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Fresno City College offers an incredible variety of performing ensembles. These groups are not just for music majors—they are for everyone!

Our groups perform throughout the semester, at concerts on our campus, in the community and at music festivals across the state. FCC student ensembles have performed with the Fresno Philharmonic, the Fresno Grand Opera and in concert performance in England, France, Germany and Austria. As a member of an FCC ensemble, you will have the opportunity to work with our outstanding music faculty, become a better musician, attend many music festivals and participate in some memorable musical experiences.

Instrumental performing groups at FCC include:

Intermediate/Advanced Ensembles
• Brass Ensemble (MUS 42A)
• Int/Adv Chamber Ensemble (Brass) (MUS 73A)
• Int/Adv Brass Performance Practices (MUS 74A)
• Woodwind Ensemble (MUS 42B)
• Int/Adv Chamber Ensemble (Woodwinds) (MUS 73B)
• Int/Adv Woodwind Performance Practices (MUS 74B)
• String Ensemble (MUS 42C)
• Int/Adv Chamber Ensemble (Strings) (MUS 73C)
• Int/Adv String Performance Practices (MUS 74C)
• Percussion Ensemble (MUS 42D)
• Int/Adv Chamber Ensemble (Percussion) (MUS 73D)
• Int/Adv Percussion Performance Practices (MUS 74D)

Major Performing Ensembles
• Concert Band (MUS 40)
• Symphonic Band (MUS 61)
• Wind Band (MUS 69)
• Symphony Orchestra (MUS 47)
• Community Orchestra (MUS 75)
• College Philharmonic (MUS 76)

Jazz Ensembles
• Jazz Combo (MUS 47)
• Studio Jazz Combo (MUS 77)
• Lab Jazz Combo (MUS 78)
• Jazz Ensemble (MUS 41)
• Studio Jazz Ensemble (MUS 70)
• Lab Jazz Ensemble (MUS 71)
• Latin Jazz Ensemble (MUS 48)

Vocal performing groups at FCC include:

Large Choral Ensembles
• College Choir (MUS 30)
• Symphonic Choir (MUS 60)
• A Cappella Choir (MUS 61)

Opera & Musical Theater
• Opera/Musical Theater Workshop (MUS 39)
• Opera Performance Practices (MUS 66)
• Musical Theater Performance Practices (MUS 67)

Chamber Ensembles
• City Singers (MUS 35)
• Chamber Singers (MUS 63)
• Vocal Ensemble (MUS 64)

Community Vocal Ensembles
• Fresno Chorale (MUS 34)
• Women’s Chorale (MUS 36)

Refer to the current catalog for complete descriptions and requirements for all of the above courses.

Last updated: 7/23/2009 12:20:42 PM