The Calvin College Orchestra is a nationally reputed ensemble of instrumentalists drawn from various academic disciplines throughout the college community. Along with its participation in campus-wide events and major tours, each semester the orchestra performs two major concerts.
The concert choir of Calvin College, The Capella is composed of advanced singers from different disciplines. Rehearsing one hour each day, four times a week, The Capella gives a major concert each semester in addition to annual tours and participation in area church services.
The Calvin Women's Chorale is an honor choir, open by audition to female students from every class and discipline. Founded in 2001 by Dr. Pearl Shangkuan, the Calvin Women's Chorale has already performed at festivals throughout Michigan. The Women's Chorale sings at the annual Calvin Music Festival, the Festival of Lessons and Carols, and presents a full concert each spring.