Music Department

Performing Ensembles

Reed Orchestra (Mus 104)

Reed Orchestra

Giancarlo Castro, conductor
By audition
Rehearsals: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7:40 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., Kaul Auditorium

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Open to all members of the Reed community.

For information, contact Denise VanLeuven at 

Chorus (Mus 105)

Chorus at Mysticism Concert

Shohei Kobayashi, director
Open to all members of the Reed community, regardless of experience level.
Rehearsals: Wednesdays 4:45-6:05, Online

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If you would like more information please contact Shohei Kobayashi (

Collegium Musicum (Mus 107)

collegium musicum

Shohei Kobayashi, director
By audition
Rehearsals: Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:45-6:05, Online

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The Collegium is a select ensemble of 16-20 singers.  The ability to read music and prior ensemble experience are expected.

For more information please  or to reserve an audition time, contact Shohei Kobayashi (

Jazz Ensemble (Mus 108)

Reed Jazz Ensemble

John Savage, director

By audition
Rehearsals: Mondays 5:00 - 8:00 PM Kaul Auditorium/Online

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 Contact John Savage or Denise VanLeuven with questions.  

Chamber Music (Mus 109)

Reed Chamber Music

Rehearsal times are arranged according to the availability of players.

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Please contact Denise VanLeuven (, ext 7472, PAB 102).


Can I register for lessons or an ensemble if I'm also registered for 4.5 credits?
If you wish to avoid an overload, lessons or ensembles can be taken for 0 credit. 

When are the practice rooms open?
FALL 2020, All practice spaces and times will be scheduled. Contact Denise VanLeuven with questions. 

Does the music department have instruments to loan?
Yes, we have a variety of instruments that can be loaned to students who are in the orchestra or who are taking lessons. Please contact Denise VanLeuven for more information.

Where can I store my instrument?
Lockers are located on the 3rd floor of the PAB. Large instruments and amplifiers can be stored in large storage rooms. Contact Denise VanLeuven for lockers or keys to storage rooms.