Orchestral 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.


2022-2023 Auditions

Auditions happen in the fall of each year for the whole academic year. If you are interested in joining the Symphony for Spring semester 2023, please contact Dr. Stewart to schedule an individual audition.


2022-2023 Concerto/Aria Competition Audition Information

Sunday, Novebmer 13, 2022 - Preliminary Round - 5:00-10:00 p.m.

Monday, November 14, 2022 - Final Round - 7:30 p.m.

Application materials will be due to Dr. Stewart by Monday, October 3, 2022.


2022-2023 Concert Schedule 

Wednesday, October12, 2022- Tour to Helena and Missoula

Friday, October 14, 2022 - Reynolds Recital Hall

Friday, December 2, 2022 - Noel Concert with the Choirs in Holy Rosary Catholic Church

Friday, March 3, 2023 - Concerto/Aria Concert, Reynolds Recital Hall

Friday, April 21, 2023- Reynolds Recital Hall


Contact the Instructor

Tobin  Stewart, D.M.A.

Tobin Stewart, D.M.A.

Associate Professor
Orchestral Conducting, Music Education