Student Clubs

Student Clubs

Performing Arts

Arts Promotion Club: This club enriches the cultural environment on campus and aids in programming and promoting concert series.

Buffalo Improve Troup: BIT illustrates the uses and applications on improvisational theatre’s philosophy within day-to-day life, and demonstrates the beauty of the phenomenon known as “group mind” by performing student created, family friendly, and entirely improvised shows for the Canisius College community.

Canisius College Chorale: The chorale provides choral activities for the entertainment and enjoyment of its members, Canisius and the community. Events include annual Christmas and spring concerts and activities. Membership is open to students, faculty, staff and anyone attending an area college. 



Chamber Music Ensemble: The ensemble was organized for instrumentalists and/or vocalists interested in rehearsing classical chamber music in small ensembles. Students are assigned to ensembles based on instrumentation and experience. Ensembles are coached by members of the fine arts faculty. Optional opportunities to perform in public are offered.

Chamber Orchestra: This organization performs a wide range of orchestral literature from the baroque period through the 20th century. Directed by a professional musician, rehearsals and concerts provide students with experiences in the orchestral arts.

Concert Band: The concert band is an instrumental organization that performs a wide range of music literature from today and the past. Directed by a professional musician, rehearsals and concerts provide students with the opportunity to perform at a high level.

Contemporary Music Ensemble: The ensemble provides instrumental and vocal music for Sunday masses, as well as other special services on campus.

Dance Griffs: Dance Griffs present different forms of dancing for the school and community at various events.

Drum Club: Drum Club meets weekly to participate in drumming and world rhythm circles.

G Squad (Step Team): G Squad presents different forms of step dancing for the school and community at various events.

Jazz Ensemble: Jazz ensemble provides an atmosphere for jazz and big band performances to the community and the college campus.

Little Theatre: Little Theatre presents different forms of theatre to the Canisius community, and includes acting, stage crew, costuming, make-up and lighting.

Select Choir: The Select Choir is a choral ensemble that teaches students advanced techniques in vocal performance. The ensemble performs a challenging repertoire and performs with instrumental groups.