Co-Curricular Opportunities

Music at BVU

Students in all majors feed their passion for music here at BVU. Whether you're into band or choir, we have a variety of ensembles built just for you. 

A student plays his trumpet.


Scholarships are available to first-year Storm Lake campus students who participate in our music programs. 

Concert Choir Students

National Touring Group Performs, Records with BVU Students

Students in the BVU Concert Choir had the opportunity to perform with the nationally acclaimed men's a capella group, Cantus. After the performance students enjoyed a clinic led by Cantus where they learned from the group and recorded the BVU Alma Mater. Music production majors produced the song from the recording session. 

Join us in May 2025

BVU Performance Tour of the Baltics

You're invited to join us for our upcoming tour of the Baltics in May 2025. BVU students in Concert Band and Concert Choir will perform on an international stage for crowds in places like Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania and experience different cultures.

For more information contact Dr. Kyle Norris or Christopher Phalen.


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Follow our BVU Music account to see what our students are up to and more about our programs!

Marching & Pep Band

As a member of the Blue Steel pep band, you'll raise the excitement during Beaver basketball games. On the Marching Blue, you'll amp up the game day tailgate experience and enhance the lakeside stadium atmosphere. 

BVU students perform in the pep band at a football game.

Color Guard

Show your Beaver spirit as a member of BVU's color guard, part of the Marching Blue! You'll wow audiences as you add a visual element to performances on game day with colorful uniforms and the use of flags and other equipment. 

BVU's color guards performs at a football game.

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You’ll be able to enjoy your passion for singing in the BVU Concert Choir and Vista Singers. Meet other students who share your interests, and perform in a variety of settings from Schaller Chapel to venues around the country. 

A female student sings solo at a BVU Choir concert.


BVU offers a variety of band ensembles for you to enjoy including jazz band, concert band, and a rock ensemble. Each group performs at a variety of venues and events on campus. Students can choose which group to participate in based on their interests. 

BVU's Jazz Band performs in Schaller Chapel.

BVU Music Events


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Meet the Faculty

Aaron Eastwood
Aaron Eastwood
Assistant Professor of Music Production
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Kyle Norris
Dr. Kyle Norris
Director of Bands
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Christopher Phalen
Christopher Phalen
Director of Choral Activities
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