Conducted by Susan Deaver
The University Orchestra is an all-student ensemble featuring undergraduate music majors and talented undergraduate students at Stony Brook University. In addition to weekly rehearsals and a concert series at Staller Center, the University Orchestra, in conjunction with the Department of Music, sponsors an annual concerto competition for undergraduate students at Stony Brook University. Orchestra students are also involved in a series of orchestral readings and orchestral master classes given by Stony Brook Music Faculty. The University Orchestra rehearses Tuesday evenings and holds auditions at the beginning of each semester for interested university students. Talented high school students from the Stony Brook Pre-College Program and the Stony Brook Young Scholars Program are also eligible to audition for the University Orchestra.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 7:30pm, MS, $
University Orchestra Family Concert
This one-hour concert will include orchestral favorites for all ages. The concert will also feature Daniella Greene, Winner of the 2012 Pre-College Division Concerto Competition.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 8:00pm, MS, $
The University Orchestra’s final concert with conductor Susan Deaver will feature Brahms Academic Festival Overture and Schumann’s Symphony No. 1 “Spring”. Featured concerto soloist will be the winner of the 2013 University Undergraduate Concerto Competition. Tickets $10/$5
Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 8:00pm, MS, $
The University Orchestra’s opening concert conducted by Susan Deaver will feature two winners of the 2012 Undergraduate Concerto Competition – violinists Philip Carter and Jihyang Seo. Program includes the world premiere of Laura Koplewitz’s Leonardo’s Dream of Wings; Brahms, Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77; Nielsen, Symphony No. 3, Op. 27 “Sinfonia espansiva”. Tickets $20/$10
Sunday, December 2, 2012, 3:00pm RH
Annual Messiah Sing-Along
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.