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The Department of Music at UMSL maintains an active and exciting performance schedule. Each ensemble offers a unique performance experience. Learn about each ensemble and how to join.

All of our large ensembles rehearse and perform in the award-winning Touhill Performing Arts Center.

Interested in joining an ensemble at UMSL?

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Faculty Ensemble:
Arianna Quartet

The University of Missouri-St. Louis Department of Music is extremely proud and fortunate to have the Arianna Quartet, a world-renowned professional string quartet, on our permanent faculty. UMSL is the only university in the state of Missouri with a first-class professional string quartet in residence. The quartet maintains an extremely busy schedule, performing and teaching both in this country and abroad. In addition, all four members serve as a full-time faculty professors of their respective instruments.