Lyon College students enjoy a range of opportunities to express and explore their love of both vocal and instrumental music.
The Lyon College Concert Chorale is open to any interested student who passes a brief audition. The Choir performs a wide variety of literature, ranging from larger choral-orchestral works to folk songs and spirituals. The Choir presents several on-campus performances each year, including two large- scale concerts, and tours annually in the spring. Recent tour destinations include Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, New Orleans, San Francisco and the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. Instrumental ensembles include the Lyon College Symphonic Winds, the Lyon College Jazz Band, and the Lyon College Marching Band. Students involved in instrumental ensembles experience travel and enrichment through performance. All band members are an integral part of the college community supporting athletics, special events, and promoting Lyon College throughout the state, region, and nation.
The Lyon College Gospel Choir is a vocal ensemble open to students and community members regardless of their faith. The ensemble performs a variety of song forms drawn from the African American religious tradition, including traditional and contemporary gospel, anthems, and spirituals. The choir is devoted to using its art not only to entertain but also to worship.