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Joining the ISU Orchestra Program is easy!

For Fall Semester

Step 1: Register for Music 181 at your June orientation session

Step 2: Practice, Practice, Practice! Audition excerpts are posted under the "Audition Information" tab.

Step 3: Audition! Auditions will take place August 17-18, 2019. Sign-ups for audition times will be available August 16th on the Symphony Orchestra Board in Music Hall.

Step 4: Contact Rachel Hansen, Ensembles Assistant ( if you have any questions!

For Spring Semester

Please contact Dr. Thomas Cunningham ( to setup an audition.

Course Information

ISU Symphony Orchestra: Music 181
Rehearsals: Tuesday & Thursday 4:10-6:00 pm

ISU Chamber Orchestra: Enrollment is restricted
Rehearsals: TBD

If you are interested in joining the ISU Symphony, you are encouraged to register for the course before you audition. This is the only time that MUSIC 181 is offered. All participants in orchestra are required to register and be available for all rehearsals and concerts. For more information on the audition process or scholarships follow the links below!

The ISU Chamber Orchestra is a select group drawn from the ISU Symphony, for more information about all of the ensembles that are a part of the ISU Orchestra Program follow this link.