MUSI 308 | MW, 4:30-6:20pm | Tobin Stewart
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
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.
String auditions will be held on Friday, August 24, 2018 in Reynolds Recital Hall. Please sign up at the following site.
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.
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