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2022 Orchestra Audition Information:

Reminder- Orchestra meets on MONDAY and WEDNESDAY this year from 7-9 PM in CFA 56 on Monday and Annett Recital Hall on Wednesday.

Orchestra Wind/percussion players must take the Instrumental studies auditions on Sunday/Monday Sept 4 and 5. Please see the bands page for information on these auditions. (music/ensembles/bands).

Orchestra String players, please come with your instrument on Wednesday for our first class and we will do a placement listening on that evening. This will be hearing you play some basic scales and sight reading.

Orchestra: Please ensure that you have enrolled in the appropriate course in WINGS (freshmen enroll in MUS 156). Please contact Dr. Justin Davis at jdavis2@uwlax.edu with any questions.

If you have questions about the class enrollment process or need assistance, please contact Nicole Novak at nnovak2@uwlax.edu.

We look forward to seeing you this fall!

Symphony Orchestra
Dr. Justin C. Davis, Conductor

Instrumental Studies at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse consists of the Symphony Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, and three chamber music ensembles: the Hoeschler String Quartet, the Cordeiro Woodwind Quintet and the Hoefer Brass Quintet.


The Symphony Orchestra at UWL is committed to performing relevant, contemporary literature reflecting the diversity of its members while also creating moving performances of masterworks of the orchestral repertoire. This ensemble is open to all university students by audition as well as community members. Its goal is to provide students and the surrounding community with rich and rewarding experiences through at least two concerts each semester and often participates in collaborative efforts across the community. The Symphony Orchestra rehearses Monday and Wednesday from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. in CFA 56/Annett Recital Hall and welcomes musical members of the area community to join us.