Fine Arts Clubs & Organizations

Roanoke College Choir

The College Choir presents concerts of sacred and secular music throughout the year. Under the direction of Professor Jeffrey Sandborg, the group devotes itself to a serious study of the finest choral literature, and the highest possible standards are maintained. Academic credit is granted.
Fac/Staff Advisor: Dr. Jeffrey Sandborg, 336 Olin Hall, (540) 375-2360, sandborg@roanoke.edu

Alpha Psi Omega

Alpha Psi Omega is a national honorary dramatics fraternity recognizing excellence in undergraduate theatre.
Fac/Staff Advisor: Dr. Lisa Warren, 241 Olin Hall, (540) 375-2355, warren@roanoke.edu

Mu Beta Psi

Mu Beta Psi is a nationally recognized co-educational music fraternity for both music majors and non-music majors.

Jazz Ensemble

The RC Jazz Ensemble presents concerts throughout the year featuring selections representing all jazz styles and periods with a focus on improvisation.
Director: Dr. Joseph Blaha, 334 Olin Hall, (540) 375-2357, jblaha@roanoke.edu

Wind Ensemble

The RC Wind Ensemble provides students the opportunity to rehearse and perform in a larger instrumental environment, interpreting new and standard works.
Director: Dr. Joseph Blaha, 334 Olin Hall, (540) 375-2357, jblaha@roanoke.edu

Women's Chorus

The Women's Chorus performs the finest in sacred and secular choral repertory throughout the year. The WGC is open by audition to all RC women.
Fac/Staff Advisor: Dr. Jeffrey Sandborg, 336 Olin Hall, (540) 375-2360, sandborg@roanoke.edu

 
Creating art through first-hand experience

Creating art through first-hand experience

“I have my students look at tangible objects instead of creating something abstract,” Shortridge said. “I make my students work hard because they become better painters or drawers that way. The knowledge is theirs to use.”

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