Summer Orchestra

Questions? Email Ho-Yin Kwok (
This program has been canceled for the 2020 summer semester. Please check back for information on the 2021 Summer Orchestra program.

The Summer Orchestra program brings together musicians of all ages and backgrounds. Some orchestral experience is recommended before joining. The program runs from June 24 to July 19, 2019. 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.


Igor Stravinsky: The Firebird Suite (1919)
Sergei Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major, op. 26


Name Title
Ernesto Estigarribia Conductor
Hisham Groover Conductor
Ho-Yin Kwok Conductor
Mark Russell Smith Artistic Advisor
Kyung Kim Piano


Unless otherwise noted, all rehearsals 7:00–9:30 p.m., Ferguson Hall, Room 95
Week One: Monday, June 24; Wednesday, June 26 (6/26 rehearsal in Ted Mann Concert Hall)
Week Two: Monday, July 1; Wednesday, July 3
Week Three: Monday, July 8; Wednesday, July 10
Week Four: Monday, July 15; Wednesday, July 17


Friday, July 19, 2019, at 8 pm


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

Registration deadline: June 14, 2019


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

Payment is due by June 17, 2019. 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