University Orchestra

Conducted by Susan Deaver

The University Orchestra brings together over 70 undergraduate (and graduate) students - open to string, woodwind, brass and percussion players (music majors/minors and qualified non-music majors)  There are openings for woodwind, brass and string players who wish to continue their orchestral playing at Stony Brook University.  Auditions will be held on Monday, August 25 and Tuesday, August 26 in room 2342 of the Staller Center. 

Tuesday, November 18, 8 pm
Program: Dvorák, Slavonic Dance No. 1; Rachmaninoff, Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18; Respighi, Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No. 1; Beethoven, Symphony No. 7. Featuring Kevin Song, piano soloist, winner of the 2014 Undergraduate Concerto Competition. Directed by Susan Deaver.
Tickets: $10/$5 • RH

Sunday, December 7, 3 pm
The audience is the chorus in this seasonal tradition at Stony Brook. The performance features members of the University Orchestra, guest soloists and conductors in a performance of Handel’s Messiah. Scores will be available
for purchase at the door.
Tickets: Free admission • RH

Tuesday, March 3, 7:30 pm
Directed by Susan Deaver, this one-hour concert by the University Orchestra is an annual favorite of the Stony Brook community and the University’s students, faculty and staff and their families. This year’s theme is “Excursions and Travels,” which will include orchestral favorites for all. Featuring the winner of the 2014
Pre-College Division Concerto Competition.
Tickets: $5 • MS

Tuesday, May 5, 8 pm
The University Orchestra’s final concert with conductor Susan Deaver will include the music of Turina, Liszt and Tchaikovsky. The featured concerto soloist will be the winner of the 2015 Undergraduate Concerto Competition.
Tickets: $10/$5 • MS


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