The Department of Music at Presbyterian College offers large and chamber ensemble experiences. All students, regardless of major or minor, can participate in ensembles. Each ensemble has tailored musical opportunities for students based on their interests.

Vocal Ensembles

The PC Choir is the large, mixed choir at Presbyterian College. All students are eligible to participate. Bella Voce is the chamber choir for women. All women at PC are eligible to participate. Cantare is the chamber choir for men. All men at PC are eligible to participate. The Department of Music offers experiences in Musical Theatre and Opera. All students at PC are eligible to participate in voice ensembles.

Contact Dr. Christian Elser at acelser@presby.edu or 864.833.8466 for more information.

Strings Ensembles

The Department of Music offers a variety opportunities including PC Chamber Orchestra and small chamber ensembles (duos, trios, quartets, and quintets). All students at PC are eligible to participate.

Contact Dr. Richard Thomas at rthomas@presby.edu or 864.833.8469 for more information

Wind Ensembles

The Department of Music features the PC Wind Ensemble, the Jazz Band, the Pep Band, and chamber ensembles. All wind ensembles are open to students at PC.

Contact Mr. Tad Riddle at twriddle@presby.edu or 864.8433.8470 for more information.

Piano Ensemble
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The PC Piano Ensemble is open to all students at PC who are taking Applied Piano lessons. The ensemble includes a variety of ensemble music for piano (duets, duos, trios, quartets, sextets, and octets),

Contact Dr. Karen Buckland at kbuck@presby.edu or 864.833.8467 for more information.

Percussion Ensemble
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The PC Percussion Ensemble performs a variety of percussion literature and is open to all students at PC.

Contact Mr. Matthew Jones at 864.833.8470 for more information.

Handbells

PC Ringers performs a variety of styles of music for handbell choirs. They also perform literature that combines handbells with choral ensembles, orchestral, wind, or percussion instruments. The PC Ringers is by audition only for all PC students.

Contact Dr. Ron Davis at rdavis@presby.edu or 864.833.8422 for more information.

Bagpipes Ensemble

Bagpipes Ensemble is open to all students at PC and in the Laurens County Academy of Music who have taken Applied Lessons in Bagpipe.

Contact Mr. Gary Hipp at ghipp@presby.edu or 864.833.8470 for more information.