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. Concerts include Calvin Music Festival, a fall concert, a concerto concert, a spring concert, and accompanying the Calvin Oratorio Society in its annual production of Handel’s Messiah.
The Calvin College Gospel is an enthusiastic, engaging, upbeat inspirational ensemble, comprised of persons from various locations, races, and creeds. The Gospel Choir offers musically talented individuals the opportunity to form an encouraging community reflective of the diverse interests and ethnicities within the college community.
The Calvin College Wind Ensemble is the concert band of Calvin College and is conducted by Dr. Tiffany Engle. The Wind Ensemble performs regularly throughout the academic year with major concerts each semester and an annual Christmas Pops Concert in December.