Published 04/22/14

Grease performers

A scene from Grease, presented by the Bryant Players in spring 2009

Bryant's performing arts organizations

For more information, please contact Office of Campus Engagement
Phone: (401) 232-6160
Email: oce@bryant.edu  

Bryant Singers

This choral group of students, faculty and staff sings a variety of music and performs at a number of events on and off campus. No auditions are required to join.

The fall repertoire consists of traditional choral music and holiday music. The spring focuses around a cabaret style theme, and members are encouraged to perform in solos, duets, and small group ensembles. Bryant Singers also performs at a joint choral concert with Salve Regina University in Newport, RI, and participates in Bryant’s Spring Music Showcase featuring all four choral and instrumental groups at Bryant. No auditions are required to be a part of Bryant Singers. For more information, contact bsingers@bryant.edu and/or follow @BryantSingers on Twitter.

The Bottom Line

This co-ed a cappella group, established in 2006, sings popular, contemporary music in the spirit of college a cappella, and has performed at both on and off campus. For more information, visit their website or send email to TheBottomLine@Bryant.edu.

Jazz Ensemble

New members of all skill levels are welcome to join the Jazz Ensemble, which rehearses and performs a variety of genres arranged by their professional music director.  The Ensemble includes trombone, trumpet, saxophone, keyboard, guitar, bass, and drums; some members also participate as vocalists. The Ensemble averages one performance each semester, and is often asked to play during other organizations’ events on campus.  For more information, send email to mleonar5@bryant.edu.

Chamber Ensemble

New members of all skill levels on string, woodwind, brass, and keyboard instruments are welcome to join the Bryant University Chamber Ensemble. Led by Guy Fishman, principal cellist at the Handel & Haydn Society, the group of students and members of the local community has two concerts annually and often performs at  campus events.  For more information, send email to ensemble@bryant.edu.

Bryant Players

The Bryant Players perform at least three shows per year. The fall semester consists of two plays; the spring semester is a musical production. Past productions include A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Fools, Cheaper by the Dozen, Rent, Little Shop of Horrors, and Grease.   New talent is always welcome including both new and experienced actors, directors, and stage managers.  For more information, send email to president@bryantplayers.org.

Pep Band

The Pep Band performs at football and basketball games, presenting a repertoire that includes such tunes as "Party Rock Anthem," "I’ve Got a Feeling," "Eye of the Tiger," "Seven Nation Army," "Can’t Touch This," "We Will Rock You,” "The Star Spangled Banner," and other pep band standards. Scholarships and work-study are available. If you'd like more information, please fill out this form or send email to Pep Band Director Bonnie Harper. You can follow @BryantPepBand on Twitter.