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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
SUMMER SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

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Who can join?

The UF Summer Symphony Orchestra is open to UF Students, faculty, as well as Gainesville community members. A UF affiliation is not required, and there is no fee for participation, but participating musicians must be available for all rehearsals and the concert. 

The following instruments are welcome to audition: violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba, percussion.

*UF students have the option to earn (1) Summer B credit under the course number: MUN1210

*Equipment: UF Students registered for the course will be allowed to borrow UF instruments. All others must provide your own instrument.

Auditions

Auditions for the 2022 UF Summer Symphony Orchestra will be done via recorded video. Video submissions should be no longer than 7 minutes in length, and must include two excerpts of varying styles (e.g. technical, lyrical). Please have YouTube links emailed no later than June 28, 2022.

 

Please upload your video to YouTube and send the video link to: chipbirk@ufl.edu.

Rehearsals

The 2022 UF Summer Symphony Orchestra rehearses Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:00pm – 7:30pm in UF Steinbrenner Band Hall throughout the month of July.

Schedule

Rehearsal Schedule (in Steinbrenner Band Hall): 

Tuesday, July 5, 6:00pm – 7:30pm 

Thursday, July 7, 6:00pm – 7:30pm 

Tuesday, July 12, 6:00pm – 7:30pm 

Thursday, July 14, 6:00pm – 7:30pm 

Tuesday, July 19, 6:00pm – 7:30pm 

Thursday, July 21, 6:00pm – 7:30pm 

Tuesday, July 26, 6:00pm – 7:30pm 

Thursday, July 28, 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Tuesday, Aug 2, 6:00pm – 7:30pm*

            (*Dress Rehearsal in University Auditorium)

Concert

This year, the UF Summer Symphony Orchestra concert will take place on Thursday, August 4th, 7:30p, in the University Auditorium. 

 

Concert Repertoire

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Questions

 

Email Conductor: Dr. Chip Birkner (chipbirk@ufl.edu)

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