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Experience! Education in the fine arts is all about doing! School of Fine Arts students exercise their creative talents beyond their classroom work. Each department has an ever-changing list of extra-curricular projects, groups, and opportunities.

See also our Clubs & Organizations page for additional student opportunities in all areas of the fine arts.

Department of Art & Design

  • Annual Student Show and Poster Design Competition
  • Turkish-American Project and other Special Projects
  • Art Education Club
  • Art Guild
  • Art History Symposium
  • Ceramics Guild
  • Photo Alliance
  • Student Design Organization

Department of Music

Instrumental Ensembles

  • Concert Band
  • Symphonic Wind Ensemble
  • Symphony Orchestra

Jazz Ensembles

  • Faculty Jazz Ensemble
  • Jazz Combos
  • Jazz Ensemble I & II
  • Vocal Jazz Ensembles

Pep / Athletic Bands

  • Fall (Football) Pep Band
  • Basketball Band
  • Hockey Band

Chamber Ensembles

  • Guitar Ensemble
  • Percussion Ensemble
  • Wind / Brass Chamber Ensembles
  • String Quartet

Vocal Ensembles

  • Chamber Singers
  • Concert Chorale
  • Opera Theatre
  • University Singers
  • Vocal Jazz Ensembles

Department of Theatre

UMD Theatre

The production branch arm of the department, UMD Theatre, provides practical experience for University students while enhancing the cultural life of the University and the communities it serves. Auditions for all theatre productions are open to any student currently enrolled at UMD. The department sponsors performances and residencies by a variety of theatre artists as part of the learning experience for its students.

Stage II

Stage II is a student-run theatre organization that utilizes faculty advisors and Department of Theatre facilities and equipment. It is dedicated to fostering production experience for students in all areas and to producing excellent theatrical works. Most performances are in the Dudley Experimental Theater.

UROP -- Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program

The University of Minnesota's Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) offers financial awards twice yearly to full time undergraduates for research, scholarly, or creative projects undertaken in partnership with a faculty member. The program encourages students to conduct research and pursue academic interests outside of their regular courses by employing them to work on special research projects. School of Fine Arts students are eligible and encouraged to apply.

Complete information for the program is available on the University of Minnesota UROP site.

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