Ensemble Requirements

Choral Union Requirement
Throughout the time of study at the college, Music majors are required to enroll in the Choral Union. The number of ensemble credits required is indicated in each specific music major.

Other Ensembles
All degree programs require enrollment in a second ensemble such as Gospel Choir, A Cappella Choir, Chamber Singers, Symphonic Winds, Jazz Ensemble or Quincy Symphony Orchestra. Only ensembles run or approved by the Music Department may be used to fulfill ensemble requirements.

Instrumental Performance
Instrumental Performance majors are required to enroll in the Symphonic Wind Ensemble. Students whose primary applied area is a stringed instrument may earn ensemble credit for participation in the Quincy Symphony Orchestra or a similar ensemble approved by the Music Department.

Organists/Music Directors - Ensemble Credit
A student employed as music director or organist/choirmaster may earn .5 to 1 hour of ensemble credit per semester if approved by the Music Department. This credit may not be used as a substitute for Choral Union credit.

Accreditation and Affiliations

Eastern Nazarene College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, has a variety of professional and program accreditations, and is a member of numerous educational organizations.

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