Summer Orchestra

Questions? Email Ho-Yin Kwok.

The Summer Orchestra program brings together musicians of all ages and backgrounds. Some orchestral experience is recommended before joining. The program runs from May 22 to June 7, 2018. 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.


Gioachino Rossini – Semiramide Overture
Ludwig van Beethoven –Leonore Overture No. 3
Sergei Rachmaninoff – Piano Concerto No. 2

Name Title
Michael Kim Pianist
Ernesto Estigarribia Conductor
Qinqing Hilkert Conductor
Ho-Yin Kwok Conductor
Mark Russell Smith Artistic Advisor

Unless otherwise noted, all rehearsals 7:00–9:30 p.m., Ferguson Hall, Room 85
Week One: Tuesday, May 22; Thursday, May 24
Week Two: Tuesday, May 29 (Ted Mann Concert Hall); Thursday, May 31

Dress Rehearsal

Tuesday, June 5 from 7:00–9:30 pm
Ted Mann Concert Hall


Thursday, June 7 at 7:30 p.m.
(Warm-up at 6:00 p.m., Ted Mann Concert Hall)


Please complete our online registration form and follow the instructions within to register.

Registration deadline: May 14, 2018


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

Payment is due by May 18, 2018. Please make checks payable to University of Minnesota School of Music.

Please mail payment to:

Maxwell Frank
100 Ferguson Hall
2106 Fourth Street South
Minneapolis, MN 55455