Orchestra & String Ensemble

Orchestra & String Ensemble

Orchestra & String Ensemble

This full-sized orchestra performs concerts of the standard repertoire, opera productions, holiday concerts, and more. Each season, the University Orchestra sponsors a Concerto Competition for all music students. Membership is open to both music majors and talented students from across our campus. Auditions are held before each Fall Semester; please contact the conductor for audition details.

Opening Gala Concert
Sunday, October 27th at 2:00 PM
Pfleeger Concert Hall

   Mendelssohn: Overture for Winds, Op. 24   
   Beethoven: Symphony No. 7
   Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto, Op. 35
      Giora Schmidt, violin soloist

String Ensemble
Timothy Schwarz, Director

The String Ensemble offers a specialized performing opportunity for those playing the violin, viola, cello, and double bass. Interested students should contact the ensemble conductor (schwarzt@rowan.edu).

 

ASCENDING THE ANDES
Thursday, November 14th at 8:00
Boyd Auditorium
 
   Astor Piazzolla
   Tres minutos con la realidad
 
   Osvaldo Golijov
   Tenebrae
 
   Gabriela Lena Frank
   Leyendas: An Andean Walkabout
 
THE MURDER OF OMIE WISE
…and other tragic tales told though music
Saturday, April 25th at 7:30 PM
Pfleeger Auditorium
 
   Bach / Wiancko
   Chaconne from Partita No. 2 in D Minor
 
   Joseph Goodrich
   The tale of Omie Wise (world premier)
 
   Also featuring the junior and senior concerto competition winners.