Performing Arts


The Art and Design Department provides numerous opportunities for students to build their portfolios outside of the classroom. The department encourages students to participate in outside exhibitions, to apply for scholarships, and to engage in research projects. For more information, contact the Art and Design Department at (262) 472-1324 or at


Instrumental: Several musical performance groups are available for students to join, only some of which by audition. Instrumental groups range from the Warhawk Marching Band to Ensembles for percussion, trumpet and much more. Instrumental groups are not typically limited to music majors or minors. For more information, go to Music Web site.

Choral: Choral opportunities include Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, Class Act, Women's Chorale, Gospel Choir, Opera Workshop, and Musical Theatre. All are by audition with the exception of Gospel Choir. Auditions are held before a committee of music faculty. Audition results determine admission to music degree programs and are also used in music scholarship decisions. For audition information for band and choir, visit Auditions Web site. For more information, visit the Music Web site, call (262) 472-1310 or e-mail

Professional Music-Related Student Organizations:

There are a number of professional music-related student organizations for UW-Whitewater students interested in music.  Visit “connectUww” , log in, and search for the music organizations currently recognized.

Cultural Affairs Committee:

The Cultural Affairs Committee is dedicated to assisting in the selection of cultural, diverse, educational and entertaining events at the Young Auditorium for students and community members, while providing opportunities for members to gain educational experiences in arts administration. For more information, call (262) 472-1964 or e-mail

Young Auditorium Volunteer & Student Employment:

Work Study and Payroll positions are often available in marketing, facilities, house management and office support. For information regarding paid and volunteer opportunities, visit the Young Auditorium Web site.