The Stanford Philharmonia Orchestra is a select chamber orchestra of 45 performers. The orchestra offers accomplished student musicians an opportunity to perform a rich repertoire of traditional and contemporary works in small orchestra setting. It is dedicated to providing high-quality live performances on the Stanford campus and throughout the Bay Area. The orchestra also provides opportunities for its musicians to collaborate with renowned artists visiting and performing at Stanford.
The Stanford Philharmonia presents three concerts each year, one per academic quarter. It will be run like a professional ensemble. There are only five rehearsals for each concert and they are concentrated in a period of no more than three weeks. The Stanford Philharmonia is open to all members of the Stanford community with the pre-requisite that they have one year of experience in the Stanford Symphony Orchestra or special consent of the music director. It is also open to qualified non-Stanford community members.
Free admission for students