The School of Music offers a wide range of ensemble opportunities for all members of the ANU community including staff, students and visitors. The ensemble offerings vary from year to year. A core group of ensembles form part of the Performance Major for students studying the Bachelor of Music. Entry to these ensembles is based on audition and ensemble need.
ANU Chamber Orchestra (Strings)
Repertoire from Baroque to 21st Century
Directed by: Mr Tor Frømyhr
Rehearsal: Intensive rehearsal period prior to performances. Various School of Music venues
ANU Jazz-Contemporary Combos
Play traditonal and innovative styles of jazz in small ensembles
Rachael Thoms and Lachlan Coventry
Rehearsal: Thursday 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Brendan Clarke and Mark Sutton
Rehearsal: Friday 11:00am - 1:00pm
Band of the RMC Duntroon
Rehearsal: RMC Duntroon
These ensembles include a concert band, marching band, stage band, woodwind quintet, brass quintet, jazz ensemble, rock band, dixie band (known as the Steamboat Stompers), saxophone quartet, clarinet quartet, and woodwind trio. This versatility enables the band to cover all ceremonial tasking in the ACT and to perform a regional role through community engagement.