Rowan Symphony Orchestra

This full-sized symphony orchestra performs concerts of the standard repertoire, contemporary works, opera productions, holiday concerts, and more. Each season, the Rowan Symphony Orchestra sponsors a Concerto Competition for all music students. Membership is open to both music majors and talented students from across our campus, via successful audition at the beginning of each academic year. For more information, please contact Prof. Cheng at: chengjia@rowan.edu

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).

     Thursday, September 24th at 7:30 (Boyd Auditorium)

          Bach/Wiancko: Chaconne from Partita No. 2 in D Minor

String Orchestra
Joanne Erwin, Director

The Rowan String Orchestra is for non-music majors who love to play violin, viola, cello or bass. The orchestra meets once a week, and is led by the legendary string pedagogue Dr. Joanne Erwin, who recently retired from the Oberlin Conservatory. No audition is required for String Orchestra, but it is expected that students have at least one year of experience with their instrument. For more information, please contact Dr. Erwin at: erwinjh@rowan.edu

Upcoming Events:

Future String Teachers workshop

     Saturday, October 17th 10:00am – 2:00pm

Masterclass and Discussion with Juliette Kang,

Associate Concertmaster of the Philadelphia Orchestra

     Friday, November 6th from 9:00am – 12:00pm

Rowan String Festival

     March 25th – 26th, 2021