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.

2023-2024 Concerto/Aria Competition

Preliminary round - Sunday, Nov. 12 from 5:00-10:00 p.m.

Final round - Tuesday, Nov. 14 from 7:30-8:30 p.m. in Reynolds Recital Hall

Please complete the application and submit along with a scan of your score(s) to Dr. Stewart via email.

Email Dr. Stewart with any questions. 


2023-2024 Concert Schedule 

Friday, October 27, 2023 - Reynolds Recital Hall

Friday, December 1, 2023 - Noel Concert with the Choirs in Holy Rosary Catholic Church

Friday, March 1, 2024 - Concerto/Aria Concert, Reynolds Recital Hall

Friday, April 19, 2024- Reynolds Recital Hall


Contact the Instructor

Tobin  Stewart, D.M.A.

Tobin Stewart, D.M.A.

Associate Professor
Orchestral Conducting, Music Education