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Loyola University Chicago

Department of Fine and Performing Arts

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • I’m not a music major—can I still join one of the ensembles?
  • Do ensembles count toward Core Curriculum credit? Can they be repeated for credit?
  • How many concerts do you perform each semester?
  • How are ensembles graded?
  • I’m registered for 18 credits, but I still want to join an ensemble—what are my options?
  • Are ensembles a year-long commitment? Can I join in the spring if I have a fall conflict?
  • Where do ensembles rehearse? Where are the concerts held?
  • How do auditions work? What should I prepare? Does my audition affect enrollment?
  • Where can I store my instrument? Do you have instrument lockers?
  • I don’t own an instrument—can I borrow one from the school?
  • How do applied lessons work? What about chamber music?


Department of Fine and Performing Arts · 1032 W. Sheridan Road, Mundelein Center, Suite 1200, Chicago, IL 60660 · 773.508.7510 ·Fax: 773.508.7515 · dfpa@luc.edu

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