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Summer Session Ensembles: Chorus and Symphony

Summer ensembles are open to both students and community members, with auditions and rehearsals beginning in mid-June.  Please review the resources below for more information about these opportunities.


Summer Chorus

Summer Chorus Director: Rafael Ornes

The Stanford Summer Chorus is a non-auditioned community chorus sponsored by the Stanford Department of Music. Membership is open to everyone; singers typically come from all corners of the Bay Area, and from all age groups and ability levels.

Concert

The Dress Rehearsal will be held Thursday, August 9th and the Summer Chorus concert will take place on Friday, August10th at 7:30 p.m. (6:30 p.m. call). 

Program:

TBA

Rehearsals

The Stanford Summer Chorus rehearses on Tuesday nights, 7:00 - 10:00 p.m., starting on June 26th in Campbell Recital Hall at Braun Music Center on the Stanford campus. | Directions to Campbell Recital Hall

Registration

Members pay a $60 participation fee (waived for Stanford faculty and enrolled students), and purchase the music at the first rehearsal. We recommend you arrive between 6:30 - 6:45 p.m. to register and pay your fee at the first rehearsal on June 26th.

Please contact Rafael Ornes, director of the Summer Chorus with any questions.


Stanford Summer Symphony Orchestra 

Conductor: Paul Phillips

The Summer Stanford Symphony Orchestra is open to all members of the Stanford community. Although Stanford students are given priority, the Summer Orchestra also welcomes musicians from the local and non-Stanford community.

Concert

This year, the Summer Symphony Orchestra concert will take place on Friday, July 27th at 7:30 p.m. in Bing Concert Hall.

Program

  • TBA

Rehearsals

The Summer Symphony Orchestra rehearses Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7:00 – 9:30 p.m. in Dinkelspiel Auditorium throughout the month of July.

Rehearsal Schedule:

  • Tuesday, July 3
  • Thursday, July 5
  • Tuesday, July 10
  • Thursday, July 12
  • Tuesday, July 17
  • Thursday, July 19
  • Tuesday, July 24
  • Thursday, July 26: Dress Rehearsal in Bing Concert Hall (7:00 – 10:00 p.m.)
  • Friday, July 27: 6:00 – 6:45 p.m. warm-up; 7:30 p.m. CONCERT, Bing Concert Hall

Auditions

TBA

Audition requirements can be found hereFind out more at the Stanford Symphony Orchestra website.

Questions

Email Conductor, Paul Phillips.

Last modified on: 
Friday, February 9, 2018