The Symphony Orchestra is the premiere orchestral ensemble of the MTSU School of Music. Repertoire is selected from masterpieces of the standard orchestral literature and outstanding contemporary compositions. The Symphony is open to all MTSU students by audition (regardless of major).
Placement in the Symphony or the Concert Orchestra is not final until audition results are posted. Please reserve both the Symphony Orchestra and the Concert Orchestra rehearsal times in your schedule until you receive audition results.
Tuesdays 7:00- 8:30 PM
Thursdays 4:30-6:00 PM
Location: Instrumental Rehearsal Hall, WMB 173
First rehearsal - Thursday, January 22
The Chamber Orchestra is composed of the leading members of the Symphony Orchestra. Repertoire is selected from all periods of the Chamber Orchestra literature. The Chamber Orchestra is open to all MTSU students by audition (regardless of major).
Rehearsal Time: Fridays, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Music Hall
(Chamber Orchestra members will also need to have 12:30- 1:30 PM available for several rehearsals during the semester- see Chamber Orchestra schedule.)
The Concert Orchestra offers the opportunity for all MTSU students, faculty and staff to enjoy participation in an orchestral ensemble. An audition is not required. Repertoire is selected from all periods of orchestral literature. The MTSU Concert Orchestra has premiered many compositions and arrangements by MTSU students. Music Education and Performance majors may audition to serve as assistant conductors. Contact Dr. Carol Nies, Music Director to reserve a position in the Concert Orchestra. [Carol.Nies@mtsu.edu].
Rehearsal Time: 3:00- 4:00 PM, Friday, SFA Room 101
MUEN 3300-003 CRN 83536 (Symphony Orchestra- section 003)