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Ensemble Information


The UMBC Symphony Orchestra performs orchestral literature from the 18th to the 21st centuries including both standard repertoire and contemporary works, from a broad range of musical styles. Rehearsals and concerts are held in the beautiful Linehan Concert Hall of the Performing Arts and Humanities Building. Membership is open to all UMBC students, faculty, staff, alumni, and members of the local community by audition, with preference given to qualified UMBC students. Please contact Orchestra Director, Nell Flanders, for more information and to schedule an audition.


When does the Symphony Orchestra meet?

Tuesday nights from 7:10-9:40 in the Linehan Concert Hall of the Performing Arts and Humanities Building

Who should audition for the Symphony Orchestra? 
All members of the UMBC community are welcome and encouraged to audition for the Symphony Orchestra, including undergraduate and graduate students from all majors, faculty, staff, alumni, and members of the local community. Preference will be given to qualified currently enrolled students.

Fall audition information:
Auditions for the 2021-22 season will take place either in-person or remotely on August 27-29. Please contact UMBC Symphony Orchestra Director, Nell Flanders, for details and to schedule an audition.

 Upcoming Concerts


Sunday November 21, 2021 7:30pm (Linehan Concert Hall)
Sunday May 1, 2022 7:30pm (Linehan Concert Hall)