Music, Theatre and Lectures
Classical concerts, touring productions by prominent theatre, music, and dance companies and ensembles, lectures by political figures, news commentators, specialists and prominent scholars, touring and resident exhibitions at the university’s art museum and galleries, and a major motion picture series are among the special events featured each year at the university. Many of these activities are free.
The Auburn University Department of Music features a wide variety of ensembles including Chamber Choir, Gospel Choir, Singers, Men’s Chorus, Women’s Chorus, Marching Band, Concert Band, and Symphonic Band, the Symphony Orchestra, Opera Workshop and other specialized ensembles which offer opportunities for students who want to perform in musical groups. Faculty, guest artists, many ensembles, and students present concerts throughout the academic year for university personnel and the community.
Auburn University Theatre produces a full season of exciting plays and musicals both on the main stage of the University Theatre and in the Telfair Peet Theatre Black Box. Auditions and participation in theatre productions are open to the entire university community. Admission to all AU Theatre productions is free to every Auburn student with a valid AU ID. The department is also home to one of the oldest student organizations on the Auburn campus, The Auburn University Players. Auburn University Theatre provides a great opportunity to participate in and appreciate the performing arts.
Student Media produces broadcasts and publications for Auburn students and provides them with opportunities to participate in the creation and dissemination of the university literary magazine, yearbook, newspaper, radio station, broadcast news, and entertainment programming.