Begun in 1962, The Boyer College at Temple University offers advanced studies in both music and dance. The myriad performing ensembles at Temple University are wide-ranging, and include Chorale, Chamber Singers, Early Music Ensemble, Fusion Ensemble, New Music Ensemble by Temple Jazz Composers, Thelonius Monk Ensemble, Jazz Brass Band, Composer’s Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, and Chamber Orchestra, to name only some. With so many working groups on campus, Temple University Concerts—most of them free of charge—are in abundance.
Temple University Information
- Venues: Howard Gittis Student Center; Klein Recital Hall; Mitten Hall; Rock Hall Auditorium; The Baptist Temple; Tomlinson Theater; Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, 260 South Broad Street; Temple University Center City, 1515 Market Street; Church of the Holy Trinity, 1904 Walnut Street; Saint Mark’s Church, 1625 Locust Street; Trinity Center for Urban Life, 22nd and Spruce Streets; Upper Darby Performing Arts Center, 601 North Lansdowne Avenue, Drexel Hill; Centennial Hall, Haverford School, Haverford; Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square.
- Programs: Keyboard Kaleidoscope, Jazz@TheUnderground, Music at the Rock (chamber series), Master Classes, Faculty Recitals, Temple Music Prep, Cybersounds, in addition to student ensemble concert series.
- Ticket Prices: Most concerts are free of charge; see individual events for details.