Tyler Junior College

Harmony and Understanding

Harmony & Understanding

Harmony & Understanding is a select group of student performers from Tyler Junior College. Their shows are filled with high powered, energy driven singing and dancing representing a wide range of repertoire from nostalgic tunes of yesteryear to modern pop culture. The group has performed nationally and internationally since 1970. Such appearances include:

  • Dallas Cowboys half-time shows
  • State Fair of Texas
  • Texas Rose Festival
  • Miss Texas Pageant
  • July 4th celebrations at the Cotton Bowl
  • Texas Breakfast Club in Washington, D.C.
  • Nice, France - Carnival Celebration
  • Yachiyo, Japan - Sister City Concert
  • London Millennium Concerts and Parade
  • U.S. Military Bases, Hawaii
  • Ramstein Air Force Base, Germany
  • Lawrence Welk Theatre - Branson, MO
  • Crescent City Jazz Festival - New Orleans, LA

Harmony and Understanding is directed by Professor Andrea Trent and choreographed by Heather Samuelson.

Tyler Junior College enrolls over 10,000 students a semester and offers a wide selection of music courses for music majors, theatre majors, dance majors and students in other fields who want to participate in music organizations. For more information on TJC's Music department or scholarship opportunities, contact the music department at 903-510-2505, or visit the TJC Music webpage.

Booking Information

Harmony & Understanding is in demand throughout the year for local and regional guest performances. Various civic organizations such as Tyler Rotary Club, Women's Symphony League, and Tyler Newcomers Club are some of the area's most popular venues.

To book H&U for your next event please contact Andrea Trent at atre@tjc.edu or 903-510-2214.

Harmony and Understanding Auditions

Audition Dates
 Friday, March 27 and Saturday, March 28
Saturday, April 18

  • An auditioned premier show choir founded in 1970
  • Repertoire ranges from standard classic-pop and Broadway music to modern day hits.
  • Each performance includes high powered, energy driven singing and dancing.
  • Performances are staged professionally and are adaptable to small community venues as well as larger performance halls.
  • In addition to numerous performances in the community, H&U presents annual Pops Concert with TJC Jazz Ensemble and Broadway Blast.
  • Open to any TJC college Freshman by audition.
  • Scholarship opportunities are available. 

Upcoming Events for Harmony & Understanding

Apr 30

Broadway Blast

High-powered singing and dancing featuring selections from your Broadway favorites. A show by Harmony & Understanding. More »

Harmony & Understanding

Performance Videos

Harmony & Understanding 2013-2014

Harmony & Understanding 2012-2013

Harmony & Understanding 2011-2012

Short URL to this page: www.tjc.edu/HarmonyAndUnderstanding