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The UMSL Symphony Orchestra is open to all students of the University of Missouri-St. Louis, who play a symphonic instrument and have orchestral experience; plus community members. 

Always presenting a challenging and attractive repertoire, it includes a broad variety of music styles and a full symphonic season, performing five to seven exciting concerts per year at the Touhill Performing Arts Center. In addition, the UMSL SO  participates in unique collaborations with our international Faculty, UMSL's Opera Theater (The Medium 2018, The Clever Artifice of Harriet and Margaret 2019), University Singers, Young Artists Competition, Composition Competition, New Music Ensemble, Composition Studio, Percussion Studio, and other external ensembles, professional musicians and institutions. 

In 2020 UMSL SO gathered with the Washington University Symphony Orchestra, for a thrilling performance of Video Game, Broadway & Film music, joining more than 100 musicians on stage, accompanied by multimedia effects.

For more information regarding auditions, schedule and scholarships, contact:
Maestro Darwin Aquino
Director of Orchestral Studies
Assistant Professor of Music, UMSL Music
Office: 314-516-5913
Email:  aquinotejedad@umsl.edu
Personal Webpage: www.darwinaquino.com 
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