The Americana Ensemble is an all-acoustic group that performs bluegrass, old-time, country, gospel, manouche, swing, and other genres in the string band tradition. Past repertoire includes a variety of traditional tunes along with songs by Bill Monroe, Django Reinhardt, Béla Fleck, Nickel Creek, Alan Jackson, Bob Wills, the Tin Hat Trio, Stephen Foster, Jay Ungar, Tony Rice, and many others.
The Americana Ensemble rehearses once per week on Friday evenings during the semester, and perform in a final concert on campus at the end of each term. Other performances, workshops, or concert outings may also be offered on an occasional basis.
For more information, contact Dr. Tom Mueller at [email protected] or (949) 214-3651.