Music Ensembles

The University of St. Francis offers several instrumental and vocal ensembles designed to cater to all types of musicians.


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Electronic Ensemble: “DARA OS”
Students from USF’s Digital & Audio Recording Arts Program use technology to compose original songs and remixes.

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Director: Alby Odum

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Jazz Combo
Students are invited to audition for this jazz performance group, which also provides a scholarship opportunity.

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Director: Jacob Slocum

jjc community band

JJC Community Band
USF students may register for this 100-member instrumental ensemble.

orchestra performing on stage

Joliet Symphony Orchestra
This university-community partnership performs varied work for orchestra. See the JSO website here.

Sean Paul Mills

Director: Sean Paul Mills, Director of Orchestral Activities

Pep Band: “Band of Saints
Want to get people pepped up by performing at games and other special events? Learn about USF’s pep band!


Director: John Donovan


vocal ensemble

Claritas Master Chorale
Our university’s large choral ensemble.

Youngham Lee

Director: Youngham Lee, Director of Choral Activities

schola cantorum choir performing

Schola Cantorum
An auditioned chamber ensemble, Schola performs a variety of repertoire.

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Vocal Jazz Ensemble:
“The Swingin’ Saints”
Singers perform “anything that swings!”

Learn more about USF’s Music Ensembles
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