Students, faculty, and alumni come together to make up the members of our Southeast Missouri Symphony Orchestra at the River Campus. The Orchestra performs pieces in multiple styles from Baroque to Classical to Twentieth Century. Participating in the orchestra is part of our students’ education, support them and treat yourself--see a performance!
This program will present memorable, exuberant works for symphonic orchestra, as well as spirited, enchanting choral works. Come and join us for this mesmerizing program of beautiful music! Bedell Performance Hall, November 30, 7:30 p.m. / $25
Five Mystical Songs
The celebrated English composer, Ralph Vaughan Williams, wrote this set of songs for choirs, baritone soloist, and orchestra, with reflective, meditative texts. The University Choir and Choral Union, along with Baritone Soloist, Dr. Timothy Schmidt, will be featured in this performance with the Southeast Missouri Symphony Orchestra. Also on the program will be the winner(s) of the collegiate Concerto and Aria Competition. Bedell Performance Hall, March 8, 7:30 p.m. / $25
Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff
We will close out our 21st season with two symphonic masterpieces: Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with virtuoso pianist Evan Wong, and Tchaikovsky’s glorious Symphony No. 5. The Southeast Missouri Symphony will join forces with the Southern Illinois Symphony in this popular collaboration of two great regional orchestras! Bedell Performance Hall, April 25, 7:30 p.m. / $25