University of Akron Orchestral Studies



Repertoire for 2018-2019

Please note: All performances are at the First Congregational Church of Akron at 7:30 p.m. (unless otherwise noted).

*UA Faculty

September 27, 2018

Mozart  Don Giovanni Overture
Ravel  Mother Goose Suite
Stephanie Simon – Dawn
Tchaikovsky – Romeo and Juliet

October 25, 2018

Wagner  Die Meistersinger Overture
Weber  Concertino for Clarinet, Stanislav Golovin  clarinet*
Beethoven  Symphony No. 5

November 7, 2018 Collage Concert at EJ Thomas Hall

Performance at 7:30 p.m.

Repertoire TBA

Part of the School of Music's Kulas Concert Series.  $12 general admission, $6 non-UA students, free for UA students with Zip Card.  For tickets, call 330-253-2488 or visit  

December 6, 2018

Humperdinck  Prelude to Hansel and Gretel
Copland  Our Town
Borodin  In the Steppes of Central Asia
Dvorak  Symphony No. 9

February 7, 2019

Rossini Overture  La Gazza Ladra
Dello Joio  Air for Strings
Avni  Largo for Strings
Faure  Pelleas and Melisande Suite
Chaminade  Concertino for Flute and Orchestra, Lindsay Leach  Sparks  flute*
Christopher Theofanidis  Rainbow Body

March 14, 2019

Bartok  Hungarian Sketches
School of Music Concerto Winner
Jennifer Higdon  blue cathedral
Borodin  Symphony No. 2

May 2, 2019

With guest violinist Andrés Cárdenes

Bruch  Violin Concerto No.1, Andrés Cárdenes  violin
Tchaikovsky  Symphony No. 5

Kulas Concert Series:  $12 general admission, $6 non-UA students, free for UA students with Zip Card. 330-972-8301,  


Escher Quartet Residency

In 2016 the Escher Quartet was named the inaugural Quartet in Residence of Tuesday Musical. The residency includes a partnership with the University of Akron School of Music and other community organizations to provide master classes and workshops for music students, collaborations with music educators, public performances and more.

Tuesday Musical is a multi-year performance and education initiative focused on audience development and community engagement. Learn more