The University of Delaware Symphony Orchestra is an 80-plus member auditioned ensemble comprised of the finest undergraduate and graduate students from the distinguished Department of Music. The UDSO presents five to six concerts a year and performs literature from the standard orchestral repertoire spanning the Baroque to the contemporary, as well as collaborations with Department of Music choral ensembles and faculty, and guest soloists and conductors.
Recent performances have included masterpieces such as Brahms's Symphony No. 1, Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5, Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture, Beethoven's Symphony No. 8, as well as works from contemporary composers such as Jennifer Higdon, Michael Daugherty, Eric Ewazen and Christopher Theofanidis. The UDSO frequently participates in domestic and international tours. In 2009, the UDSO was a featured performer at the Music Educator’s National Conference regional convention in Providence, Rhode Island. Upcoming opportunities include a tour of China in May of 2013. Admittance is by audition only.
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