December 31, 1969
Groups like ASB, made up of wind instruments and percussion.
- Austin Civic Wind Ensemble
- spunky "oldest community band in Austin"
- Austin Symphonic Band
- included here for completeness; one of the few all-volunteer concert bands in the country with a national reputation in music education circles
- Austin Brass Band
- an Austin band performing traditional British Brass Band Music
- Band of the Hills [Cedar Park]
- Hill Country Community Band [Wimberley]
- New Horizons Band
- an Austin band, associated with The University of Texas, for players over 50!
Ensembles made up of string, wind, and percussion players.Chamber Music
Smaller ensembles performing classical or other period music.Instrumental Ensembles
Ensembles consisting of a single type of instrument can make amazing music!
- Austin Classical Guitar Society
- Austin's a hotbed of classical guitar activity, too
- Austin Flute Club
- sponsoring a yearly scholarship competition for young players
- Austin Handbell Ensemble
- wonderfully versatile handbell playing
- Silver Thistle Pipes and Drums
- the only competition-grade bagpipe/drum band in Central Texas
Got a voice? You can sing, perhaps in one of these groups:
- aka Musical Show Group
- Performs "musical reviews" with costumes, sets and choreography!
- Austin Chord Rangers
- did someone say 'Barbershop?'
- Austin Civic Chorus
- Austin Harmony Chorus
- a chapter of Sweet Adelines International, singing acapella harmony
- Austin Singers
- performing works from different cultures and countries as well as the choral classics
- Austin Vocal Arts Ensemble
- Capitol City Mens' Chorus
- Heart of Texas Chorus
- Conspirare Choir
- River City Pops
- Austin's only "Show Choir"!
- Round Rock Community Choir
- Tapestry - the Austin Women's Chorus
- Texas Choral Consort