|Florida Atlantic University Symphony Orchestra
Hometown: Boca Raton, FL
Web site: http://www.fau.edu/music
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The Florida Atlantic University Symphony Orchestra is dedicated to performing standard repertoire in a wide variety of styles and periods at the highest level of musicianship. The FAU Symphony Orchestra has given premiere performances of works by distinguished composers including Libby Larsen, Lawrence Siegel, Michael McGlynn, Dr. Stuart Glazer, and Alejandro Sánchez-Samper. This ensemble features an annual student solo concerto and aria competition. Winners of this competition perform in concert as the featured soloist with the FAU Symphony Orchestra.
The FAU Symphony Orchestra is comprised of talented undergraduate and graduate students who are currently pursuing degrees in music as a major or minor as well as students in other degree programs. The ensemble rehearses two times each week and studies under the direction of Dr. Laura Joella, Director of Orchestral Studies.