Student Organizations

There are many organizations at UNC Charlotte, where students can make friends, learn about the professional world, nurture their creativity, and develop leadership skills. Student organizations and collegiate chapters of national associations within the Department of Music include the Collegiate Chapter of the National Association for Music Education, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Sigma Alpha Iota, UNC Charlotte Choirs, the Collegiate Chapter of the American Choral Directors Association, and Orchestras at UNC Charlotte.


PHI MU ALPHA SINFONIA

Phi Mu Alpha Sigma Beta students outside robinson hall wearing their greek letters shirts

Faculty Advisor: Dr.  Jeremy Marks  |  2019-20 President: Kevin Butler  |  Website: https://www.sinfonia.org/  |  Instagram: @sigmabeta_pma

The world’s oldest and largest secret national fraternal society in music, founded in 1898. A Fraternity that is dedicated to the advancement of Music in America. This is an organization for individuals who are passionate about music and understand that it has a place in the world today. 


ORCHESTRAS AT UNC CHARLOTTE

group of orchestra students dressed in formal attire

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Shawn Smith  

This organization is for members of the orchestras at UNC Charlotte.


Collegiate Chapter of the National Association for Music Education


Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jennifer Whitaker  |  ​2019-20 President: Regan Sawyer

CNAFME is a Collegiate Chapter of the National Association for Music Education. This chapter is made up of Music Education students and serves as a network for professional development and growth for the future music educator, as well as providing advocacy tools for preserving the art of music in schools.


QUEEN CITY GEMS - Sigma Alpha Iota

Faculty Advisors: Dr. Sequina DuBose and Dr. Shayna Stahl  |  2019-20 President: Samantha Shefte

Founded in 1903, SAI is an international music fraternity and its members are proud of their strong heritage, supporting the art of music. Queen City Gems is for cultivating the musical competency of the UNC Charlotte student body by (1) upholding the highest standards of music; (2) giving inspiration and encouragement to its members; while (3) adhering to the highest standards of citizenship in school and in the community.


UNC Charlotte Choirs

large group of music students in black formal wear standing on the bleachers
 

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Eric Posada  |  2019-20 President: Amber Ward  

We are a student organization made up of all the choirs and vocal groups on campus. We have auditioned and un-auditioned choirs and we are trying to raise awareness of our choirs and the music department in general. We have members from majors all over campus from music to engineering. We love new members!


Collegiate Chapter of the American Choral Directors Association


Faculty Advisor: Dr. Eric Posada |  2019-20 President: Amber Ward