Student Life

Fine Arts

Musical InstrumentsVisual Arts

Exposure to the visual arts is an important part of campus life. Exhibitions and lectures by nationally known and local visiting artists are offered as part of the enrichment program at AU through the Jessie C. Wilson Galleries in the Krannert Fine Arts building.

Music Ensembles

All students are eligible to participate in musical ensembles and to take private or group lessons in voice, piano, wind, string, or percussion instruments. Students may also audition for musical or opera productions. For more information, please visit the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance office in the Krannert Fine Arts Center (FA 137), or call ext. 4542.


  • AU Chorale
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Anderson Symphony
  • Orchestra
  • Women’s Chorus
  • Percussion Ensemble
  • Valley Voices
  • Chamber String Ensemble
  • Symphonic Choir
  • Wind Ensemble
  • Concert Band
  • Chamber Winds
  • Guitar Ensemble

Musical Performances

The School of Music, Theatre, and Dance sponsors a variety of concerts and recitals featuring performances by faculty, students, guest artists, and ensembles. Most concerts are offered free of charge. A complete listing of musical events may be obtained online at Arts Events.

Theatre and Lyric Theatre

All students are invited to participate in theatre, musical theatre, and opera productions at AU. A wide range of productions directed by faculty, guest artists, and students is offered each year. To receive information on auditions and performances, please contact the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance office at ext. 4542. For ticket information, call ext. 4351.