Saint Mark's Hand Bell Choir

Contact Elaine Sonnenberg (Assistant Music Director)
Phone 332-5788
Email esonnenb [at] indiana [dot] edu
Address St. Mark's United Methodist Church
100 North State Road 46 Bypass
Bloomington, IN 47408
Hours (M-F) 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Description The tradition of hand bell ringing is alive and flourishing at St. Mark's. Under the direction of Assistant Music Director and Organist Elaine Sonnenberg, two bell choirs, one for adults and one for youth, rehearse each week and perform at least once per month.
Email smumc [at] stmarksbloomington [dot] org

Jazz from Bloomington

Contact Fred Parker (President)
Phone 812-272-1505
Email jfb [dot] parker [at] comcast [dot] net

Jazz from Bloomington (JfB) was formed in 1999 by Bloomington and area jazz musicians and aficionados as an outgrowth of a concert to raise funds for rejuvenation of the Indiana (Buskirk-Chumley) Theatre.


Rhino's All Ages Music Club / Rhino's Youth Center

Contact David Britton (Booking)
Phone 812-333-3430
Email rhinosbooking [at] gmail [dot] com
Hours 3pm-6pm Monday-Friday and 8pm-midight Friday and Saturday
Description The mission of Rhino's Youth Center is to provide entertainment and engagement for the youth of our community in a safe environment, free from alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs. Rhino's afternoon programs are designed not only to give youth something positive to do in the crucial 3-6 p.m. time frame, but also to encourage and facilitate youth in using their own unique voice through media. With the assistance of our partners and collaborators, we now offer 4 remarkably successful and innovative programs to accomplish that goal. All of these programs are implemented with professional staffing and support from the City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department and are offered free of charge to youth ages 13-18. Rhino's is the region's premier all-ages music venue, featuring local, national, and international performers.
Additional Contact Brad Wilhelm (Director)
Email rhinosdirector [at] ameritech [dot] net
Address Rhino's Youth Center
P.O. Box 1727
Bloomington, IN 47402

Bloomington Chamber Singers

Contact Gerald Sousa (Music Director)
Phone (812) 876-7342
Email bcs [at] chambersingers [dot] info
Hours Rehearsals are held every Tuesday night (September - May) 7 - 9:30pm
Description The mission of the Bloomington Chamber Singers is to perform choral works and, thereby, provide opportunities for performance, education, and community service for the Bloomington area.
Additional Contact Julie Grindle (Assistant Music Director)
Additional Contact Greg Geehern (Accompanist)

Bloomington Community Band

Contact Gary Wiggins (Chair, Board of Directors)
Phone 812-332-6861
Email wiggins [at] indiana [dot] edu
Address 2003 S. high St.
Bloomington, IN 47401
Hours Monday 7pm
Description Rehearsals on Monday evenings, 7:00 PM, St. Thomas Lutheran Church, 3rd Street and Smith Road. An adult volunteer concert band. Woodwind, brass, and percussion players are welcome. No auditions necessary.
Additional Contact Karen Smith (Personnel Manager)
Phone 208-602-1643
Email compose5 [at] hotmail [dot] com
Additional Contact Doug Davis (Business Manager)
Phone 812-331-2819
Email tubadoug [at] gmail [dot] com

IU Sing

Phone (812) 855-9152
Email iusing [at] indiana [dot] edu
Address Indiana University Student Foundation
1606 N. Fee Ln.
Bloomington, IN 47408
Description Since 1932, the musical extravaganza known as IU Sing has delighted audiences and raised money for scholarships.

Friday Musicale

Contact Josie Lukey
Phone 812-339-5971
Hours Call for more information.
Description Friday Musicale is the Bloomington Chapter of the National Federation of Music Clubs. Also operates Friday Musicale Junior Music Club.

Bloomington Pops

Phone 812-336-8747
Email bpops [at] bloomingtonpops [dot] org
Description The professional Bloomington POPS Orchestra showcases the very best of Broadway, movie themes, American composer and jazz standards in addition to enduring classical music. The highlights of Bloomington POPS concert season include the warm and wintry "Christmas with the Pops" and the July outdoor spectacular, "Picnic with the Pops".

Barbershop Harmony Society

Contact Warren Chafin
Phone (812) 825-8989
Email momoograndy [at] aol [dot] com
Address Sherwood Oaks Christian Church
2700 E. Rogers St., room 130
Bloomington, IN 47401
Hours Meets Tuesdays, call for more information

The Barbershop Harmony Society brings men together in harmony and fellowship to enrich lives through singing. Local chapter info can be found here.


Society of the Friends of Music of Indiana University

Contact Brittany D. Friesner, (Assistant Director of Development)
Phone 812-855-5342
Email friendom [at] indiana [dot] edu
Address Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
1201 East Third Street
Bloomington, IN 47405

The Society of the Friends of Music is a volunteer organization dedicated to the support of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music through its student scholarship program.

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