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 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (New Rehearsal Time)
Room 0111, Music Building
Audition Information for all New and Continuing Orchestral Students
Auditioning students should send a link to their audition video (upload to “unlisted” YouTube) and email the link to Susan Deaver, conductor of the University Orchestra at email@example.com.
Audition Video Requirements
Limit video to five minutes or less and submit your video two weeks before the beginning of the semester. Include two short contrasting sections of a solo or concerto of your choice OR two contrasting orchestra excerpts from www.orchestraexcerpts.com.