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Performance Ensembles

Ensemble Courses in the Department

Accredited ensembles are a regular part of Departmental course offerings, varying from year to year, according to available instructors. Previous years have featured ensembles focusing on music from Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, and Mexico.

African American Arts Institute

The AAAI offers the following ensembles as courses.

School Of Music

Academic and Internship Opportunities

Cooperative Programs

Internship Opportunities

Related Organizations

Ethnomusicology Students' Association (ESA)

A student-run organization at IU that sponsors performances, lectures, and other community events.

Society for Ethnomusicology

The Business Office of the Society for Ethnomusicology, an international learned society, is located on the IU campus.

IU Campus Resources

Area Studies Resources

Follow link for list of academic departments, centers and programs at IU focusing on diverse geographic and cultural areas.

The IU Library System

IU has one of the most extensive library system in the country. The Bloomington campus includes the Wells Library, the Archives of Traditional Music, the Music Library, and the Lilly Library collection of rare books and manuscripts.

Academic Units

IU Auditorium


Opportunities in Bloomington

Lotus World Music Festival

The annual Lotus World Music Festival features acoustic performers from around the world. Throughout the year, musical performances are held in Bloomington under the auspices of the Lotus World Music Concert Series. ESA frequently participate in its organization as well as volunteer work.


Bloomington's community radio station has a world music show hosted by the ESA at IU.