Undergraduate Student Organizations
A student-conducted and managed chamber vocal ensemble that specializes in a capella works of the Renaissance.
UChicago's premier chamber music student organization dedicated to promoting, playing, and performing chamber music.
A South Asian a cappella group, arranging and performing music from both Western and South Asian backgrounds.
A traditional men's glee club, which provides a platform for the musical and personal development of its members.
UChicago's only Jewish a cappella group, Chicago Rhythm & Jews comprises a healthy mixture of Jews and non-Jews, guys and girls, who just love to have fun.
CJEP promotes and celebrates the history, culture, and performance techniques of jazz in informal settings by integrating the University community with the Chicago Jazz community.
Dirt Red runs two New Orleans style jazz ensembles which meet regularly at the Logan Center and are open to all instruments (including voice).
The UChicago Folklore Society formed in the early 1950s and since 1961 has brought the University and surrounding community the very best in traditional music from around the country and around the world through its annual Folk Festival.
Founded in 1997, Golosá sings sacred and secular Russian folk songs in a mixed-voice a cappella ensemble, and performs throughout the Chicago area.
The Mitchell Tower bells are one of only about 50 sets of tower bells in the United States. Learning to ring takes diligence and concentration, but just about anyone can do it.
The Guild gives students, Hyde Park and other Chicago residents access to the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial Carillon through lessons, recitals, and outreach events.
UChicago's first and only taiko (Japanese drumming) RSO. Its name roughly translates to "taiko on the lake" (a la Lake Michigan).
A Samulnori/Korean drumming troupe.
A co-ed Christian a cappella group, accepting of all peoples and faiths. Make a Joyful Noise sings a variety of songs from religious to secular, hymns to pop, rock to soul.
Men in Drag is an all-female, a cappella group whose members embrace all that the name implies, challenging gender conventions and bringing passion and swag to all-female a cappella.
The Forum gathers musicians and music lovers of all genres, skill levels, and backgrounds for student-run concerts for student compositions, giant jam sessions, album listening/music sharing, discussion and critiques, and socializing with other musicians
The UChicago Pep Band accepts musicians (and non-musicians!) of all skill levels, ages, and positions within the University community to perform at home football and basketball games and other special events.
A student-run co-ed a cappella group, Ransom Notes performs around campus and the city, and performs annually at the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella.
Founded in 2008, Run for Cover, an all-male contemporary a cappella group, has come a long way from its humble beginnings as seven guys singing Longest Time.
Founded in 2010 in response to music program cuts in Chicago Public Schools, SSFMP offers one-on-one music education for South Side students by pairing them with UChicago student teachers.
Soul Umoja Gospel Choir's mission is to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ through music and performance.
Dedicated to providing rappers and producers at UChicago with a common meeting point (whether physical or virtual) to test out beats and lyrics and create original rap and hip-hop music.
Unaccompanied Women (or UW, pronounced "you-dub") performs music ranging from pop to rap to classic barbershop,throughout the year at concerts, festivals, and cultural celebrations.
A co-ed, undergraduate a cappella group whose self-arranged repertoire spans a unique mix of genres including pop, rock, and alternative music, as well as original compositions.
WHPK airs music not commonly heard on mainstream radio, including rock, jazz, classical, international, hip-hop, folk, avant-garde, blues, dance music, and live in-studio performances.
Graduate Student Organizations
Original lyrics to familiar tunes supply the structure for a satirical take on life in the Law School. Written by students in Fall, then staged and performed in Winter, the tradition proves that even law students can have a good time.
The Pritzker Music Group is an opportunity for medical students to keep in touch with their creative sides. Musicians of all styles and abilities are welcome. Our primary goals are to connect musicians to form small ensembles, and provide opportunities to share music with each other and the medical community at large. We perform weekly for patients at Comer Children’s Hospital, and hold quarterly Music Salons to which the entire Pritzker community is welcome.
An acapella performing group of students from the Pritzker School of Medicine.
"Scales of Justice" is the Law School's mixed a capella group. It offers an opportunity for law students to rehearse and perform multi-part arrangements ranging from jazz standards to pop hits.