Summer Orchestra

Questions? Email Brian Dowdy.

The Summer Orchestra program brings together musicians of all ages and backgrounds. Some orchestral experience is recommended before joining. The program lasts 13 days from July 12th to the 28th, 2016. It is a great learning and community opportunity for anyone looking to advance their orchestral skills. There is no audition required to be a part of the Summer Orchestra.


Verdi - Overture to Nabucco
Tchaikovsky - Selections from Swan Lake
Strauss II - Emperor Waltz
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major, Op. 73 (“Emperor”)

Name Title
Brian Dowdy Conductor
Kyung Kim Guest faculty soloist, piano
Pamela Mayorga Conductor
Mark Russell Smith Artistic advisor


Please complete our online registration form and follow the instructions within to register.
Registration deadline: June 17


Community Member: $65
Student/Senior: $35
School of Music student: Free!


All rehearsals 7:00–9:30 p.m., Ferguson Hall, Room 85
Tuesdays– July 12, July 19, July 26
Thursdays– July 14, July 21 

Dress Rehearsal

Wednesday, July 27 from 7:00–9:30 p.m.
Ted Mann Concert Hall

Concert: Magic and Majesty

Thursday, July 28 at 7:30 p.m.
(Warm-up at 6:00 p.m., Ted Mann Concert Hall)
Free and open to the public