The University Orchestra is an undergraduate orchestra comprised of 70 to 75 students. They present two concerts each semester at the Staller Center. Past repertoire has included Beethoven Symphony No. 3 and No. 7, Brahms Symphony No. 2 and No. 4, Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4 and No. 5, Dvorak Symphony No. 8 and No. 9 "New World", Shostakovich Symphony No. 5 and other major orchestral repertoire including overtures and concertos. It is a very diverse orchestra made up of both music majors and minors, as well as qualified non-majors who have been involved in music in their high schools, music festivals and youth orchestras.
Tuesday Evenings from 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Room 0111, Music Building
Auditions are held the first Monday and Tuesday of classes in room 2342. The sign up sheet for the auditions will be posted next to room 3304 the week before classes begin so that students can sign up for an audition when they arrive on campus. For the audition, students just need to play two short contrasting excerpts from a solo or concerto of their choice OR three contrasting standard orchestral excerpts.