About

Orchestra Studies at Montana State University offers performance opportunities to music majors and non-majors. An auditioned ensemble, the MSU Symphony is a challenging full-symphony-orchestra with no less than two concerts each semester.

The MSU Symphony Orchestra fosters the highest performance standards while offering its members the opportunity to expand their technical, intellectual, and musical horizons performing symphonic literature of all genres.

2018-2019 Concert Schedule

Friday, October 5, 2018 - Reynolds Recital Hall, Bozeman, MT

Friday, November 30, 2018 - Holy Rosary Catholic Church- Noel Concert with MSU choirs

Friday, February 22, 2019 - Reynolds Recital Hall, Bozeman, MT 

Friday, April 15, 2019 - Reynolds Recital Hall, Bozeman, MT - Concerto Concert

 

2018-2019 Concerto Competition

Preliminary Round - Sunday, November 18, 2018

Final Round - Monday Novembmer 19, 2018

Application Due date - October 26, 2018

Application

 

Chile Trip- May 2019

May 5-16, 2019

Santiago, Valparaiso, La Serena and Ovalle, Chile

2018-2019 MSU Symphony Auditions

Woodwind and Brass auditions will be held on Thursday, August 23, 2018 in Reynolds Recital Hall. Please sign up at the following site.

www.SignUpGenius.com/go/904054CAFA62EA02-201820191 

String auditions will be held on Friday, August 24, 2018 in Reynolds Recital Hall. Please sign up at the following site.

www.SignUpGenius.com/go/904054CAFA62EA02-20182019 

Excerpts for the audition are provided below. Please prepare these excerpts and bring them with you to the audition. Strings will also be asked to play a C major and D natural minor scale for as many octaves as is comfortable. WW and Brass will be asked to play a concert G major and concert C minor scale. Sight reading may be required.

Audition Excerpts

Flute

Oboe

Clarinet

Bassoon

Horn

Trumpet

Trombone

Tuba

Violin

Viola

Cello

Bass

 

 

Contact the Instructor

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Tobin Stewart

 

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