ISU Orchestra Program 2017-2018 Season


Dr. Jacob Harrison, Director of Orchestral Activities

Dance Band

Friday - October 6, 2017 7:30 pm | Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall

ISU Symphony Orchestra

Calianno Missed Connections Despite - ISU Symphony Commission and World Premiere
Faure Pavane
Marquez Danzon no. 2
Strauss Thunder and Lightening Polka
Dvorak Slavonic Dance no. 2, op. 72
Azmeh Wedding featuring Gregory Oakes, clarinet and Mike Giles, saxophone
Bernstein Mambo



Friday - December 1, 2017 7:30 pm | Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall

ISU Symphony Orchestra

Stephenson Concerto for Violin "Tributes" featuring Holly Mulcahy, violin - Iowa Premiere
Respighi Pines of Rome

2018 Concert of Soloists

Sunday - February 18, 2018 3:00 pm | Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall

ISU Symphony Orchestra

Every year, the ISU Symphony showcases some of the best student musicians on campus during its annual Concert of Soloists.

Also featured on the program:

Schultz New Work (title TBD) - ISU Symphony Commission and World Premiere
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5 in E minor

Children's Matinee Concert

Tuesday - February 20, 2018 10:00 am | CY Stephens

ISU Symphony Orchestra

Dr. Jacob Harrison leads the 80-member ISU Symphony Orchestra in a narrated program designed to educate as well as entertain. Students will learn about the various instrument families, explore basic music concepts, feel the excitement of a full symphony orchestra, enjoy the emotions inspired by the music, and discover that putting teamwork and practice together can yield amazing results. Following the performance, meet the musicians in the lobby for an “instrument petting zoo,” an opportunity to see and hear the instruments up close!

Carmina Burana

Sunday - April 15, 2018 3:00 pm | CY Stephens

ISU Symphony Orchestra with the combined ISU Choirs

Orff Carmina Burana