Concert Groups

Membership in all concert groups is by individual audition and is open to all regularly enrolled students regardless of major.

the mga ub studio ensemble

The MGA UB Studio Ensemble (SE) serves as the Band Department's largest concert organization. The Studio Ensemble is open to musicians from all schools and departments within Middle Georgia State University. This indoor ensemble provides a training ground for aspiring professional musicians in numerous disciplines and serves as a studio orchestra for recording sessions, student compositions, and conducting training. The SE also performs a repertoire of the finest in original band music and transcriptions. Contact Dr. Clark for membership requirements.

The Middle Georgia Percussion Ensemble

One of the most highly acclaimed groups within the Band of Knights family, the Percussion Ensemble is in high demand throughout the state and region. This group performs a broad range of percussion music from Salsa to steel drums to contemporary compositions.

The Jazz Knights Jazz Ensemble

From Louis Armstrong to Count Basie to Weather Report to the Allman Brothers, the Jazz Knights perform a myriad of styles from traditional jazz to fusion and rock. This energetic ensemble, comprising both music majors and students from other disciplines, has become one of the most popular performing groups in the region. The Jazz Knights, will rehearse from 3:30 to 4:45 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Music Building (formerly the Community Education Center.) We welcome saxophone, trumpet, trombone, piano, bass, guitar, and drum set players - but if you play another instrument we can find a way to include you as well. New members register for MUSC 1082 and returning members register for MUSC 2082. The ability to improvise is not required - if you are interested we will teach you to improvise - no pressure!