Here are vocal and instrumental groups in South Florida, from Miami to Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach. Most require auditions to join.
For most of these groups, professional music experience is not required. Some require singers and instrumentalists to read music and others do not. Click through to the websites for details on membership requirements and rehearsal times.
- Nova Singers. Community chorus, men and women. Meets in Fort Lauderdale.
- South Florida Jubilee. Women’s a cappella group, affiliated with Sweet Adelines. Meets in Plantation.
- Women of Note. Women’s a cappella group, affiliated with Sweet Adelines. Meets in West Palm Beach.
- BWC Choral Group. All women. Meets in Fort Lauderdale.
- Second Avenue Jewish Chorale. Women and men. Meets in Miami.
- Master Chorale of South Florida. Men and women. Meets in Fort Lauderdale.
- Civic Chorale of Greater Miami. Women and men. Meets in Kendall.
- Miami Collegium Musicum. Women and men, chamber choir. Meets at the University of Miami in Coral Gables.
- Miami Mass Choir. Gospel group of men and women. Meets in Miami Gardens.
- Miami Gay Men’s Chorus. Men. Meets in Coral Gables.
- Gay Men’s Chorus of Fort Lauderdale. Men. Meets in Fort Lauderdale.
For Young Singers
- Florida Singing Sons. Boys ages 7 to 18. Meets in Oakland Park.
- Girl Choir of South Florida. Girls ages 6 to 18. Meets in Fort Lauderdale.
- Miami Children’s Chorus. Boys and girls ages 8 to 18. Meets near South Miami.
- Alhambra Orchestra
- South Florida Pride Wind Ensemble
- Greater Miami Symphonic Band
- New Directions Chamber Winds. Symphonic orchestral music in a chamber wind ensemble setting. Based at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Boca Raton
- New River Orchestra
For Young Instrumentalists
- Greater Miami Youth Symphony. Ages 5 to 18.