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Orchestra

The University of Central Florida Orchestra program consists of two ensembles. Serving nearly 200 students, the program is designed to provide a musical outlet for string, brass, woodwind, and percussion players throughout the university community regardless of major, as well as professional training for music education and performance majors.

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Symphony Under the Stars

Thursday, April 20, 2017; 8:00pm - 10:00pm

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Orchestra Ensembles

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Symphony Orchestra

The UCF Symphony Orchestra is a full orchestra with strings, brass, woodwind, and percussion. The group performs literature of the highest caliber by master composers such as Bach, Beethoven, and Mahler. The ensemble performs locally and regionally for various concerts and festivals. The ensemble is open to all students regardless of major, but participation is by audition only, taking place at the beginning of each semester. The ensemble rehearses on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:00-8:30 p.m. and presents two to three concerts each semester. The Symphony Orchestra serves as a major ensemble for music majors, and members receive one hour of academic credit for each semester of successful participation.

Chamber Orchestra

The Chamber Orchestra is a smaller orchestra with strings, brass, woodwind, and percussion. The group performs literature of the highest caliber by master composers. At times, this ensemble serves as the orchestra for the UCF Spring Opera, the UCF Musical (joint presentation with the Theatre Department), and on its own. The ensemble is open to all students regardless of major, but participation is by audition only, at the beginning of the spring semester. This ensemble rehearses Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30-5:20 p.m. , spring semester only. The amount of performances will vary from year to year. The Chamber Orchestra serves as a minor ensemble for music majors, and members receive one hour of academic credit for each semester of successful participation.

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Orchestra Faculty and Staff

Music Department • College of Arts & Humanities at the University of Central Florida
Phone: 407-823-2869 Fax: 407-823-3378 • E-mail: ucfmusic@ucf.edu