Stanford Summer Symphony 2023

📸: Adriana Ramírez Mirabal

The Stanford Summer Symphony is one of three orchestras, along with the Stanford Symphony Orchestra and Stanford Philharmonia, sponsored by the Stanford Department of Music. The SSS rehearses twice weekly (on Tuesday and Thursday evenings) for five weeks beginning in late June and presents its concert on the final Friday of July. This year rehearsals will begin on 27 June 2023 with the concert taking place on Friday, 28 July 2023 at 7:30pm in Bing Concert Hall. 

Members of the Stanford Summer Symphony include high school students enrolled in the Summer Session along with Stanford undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members, with a total membership of approximately 75 musicians. Auditions for high school students planning to attend the Stanford Summer Session will take place in May over Zoom and can be scheduled after 17 April by contacting the Orchestral Studies Program Administrator at or (650) 725-2694.

Live auditions on campus will take place in person from June 22-25. Stanford affiliation is not required for membership, which is determined by audition and open to musicians of all ages.

Repertoire for 2023 will be posted by the beginning of April.

Past SSS Rosters