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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.

2019-2020 Concert Schedule

Friday, October 4, 2019 - Reynolds Recital Hall, Bozeman, MT

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - In-State Tour to Missoula, MT

Friday, December 6, 2019 - Holy Rosary Catholic Church- Noel Concert with MSU choirs

Friday, February 21, 2020 - Reynolds Recital Hall, Bozeman, MT 

Friday, April 17, 2020 - Reynolds Recital Hall, Bozeman, MT - Concerto Concert

2019-2020 Audition Information

Auditions are open to any major on campus. String auditionsn will be held in Reynolds Recital Hall on Thursday, August 22, 2019. Winds, Brass, and Percussion will be held in Reynolds on Friday, August 23, 2019.

Please download the pdf excerpts for your instrument to prepare for the auditions. Students will be asked to play a concert D natural minor scale for as many octaves as you can comfortably play. You will then play the excerpts provided on this page, and there may be sight reading.

Please sign up for a specific audition time slot through the correct link for your instrument.

String Sign-ups

Winds, Brass and Percussion Sign-ups

 

String Excerpts

Violin

Viola

Cello

Bass

 

Woodwind, Brass, and Percussion Excerpts

Flute

Oboe

Clarinet

Bassoon

Horn

Trumpet

Trombone

Tuba

Percussion

 

Contact the Instructor

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Tobin Stewart

 

View Prof. Stewart's bio.