Anderson, Indiana

Fine Arts

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Fine Arts

Visual Arts

Exposure to the visual arts is an important part of campus life. Shows and lec­tures by nationally known visiting and local artists are offered as part of the enrich­ment program at AU through the Wilson Galleries in the Krannert Fine Arts build­ing. Field trips are essential elements of the total concept approach taken to cultural understanding of the arts, and certain Tri-S tours further broaden student experience.

Music Ensembles

All students are eligible to participate in musical ensembles and to take private or group lessons in voice, piano, wind, string, or percussion instruments. Students may also audition for musical or opera productions. For more information, please visit the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance office in the Krannert Fine Arts Center (FA 137), or call ext. 4542.


  • AU Chorale
  • Jazz Combo
  • Anderson Symphony
  • Jazz Ensemble Orchestra
  • Chamber Orchestra
  • Women’s Chorus
  • Percussion Ensemble
  • Men’s Choir
  • Chamber String Ensemble
  • Symphonic Choir
  • Wind Ensemble
  • Concert Band
  • Chamber Winds
  • Guitar Ensemble

Musical Performances

The School of Music, Theatre, and Dance sponsors a variety of concerts and recitals featuring performances by faculty, students, guest artists, and ensembles. Most concerts are offered free of charge. A complete listing of musical events may be obtained online at Arts Events.

Theatre and Drama

The entire campus community is invited to participate in all the theatrical productions at AU. Students from almost every major have at one time or another taken their turn “on the boards”—whether it be on-stage, off-stage, or back-stage! Since the founding of AU’s first “drama club” in 1926, the theatre has been a vital part of the entire campus community. A wide range of plays, musicals, one-acts, experimental theatre, and performance art are produced each year by faculty, guest directors, and students at venues both on and off campus. AU’s theatre program is an active participant not only in campus life but also in the life of the Anderson community at large. To receive information on auditions, please provide the theatre program (ext. 4352) with your e-mail address. For ticket information, call ext. 4351.