NYU Symphony Orchestra and NYU Philharmonia


The NYU Symphony Orchestra and the NYU Philharmonia present concerts led by world-class conductors at NYU’s Frederick Loewe Theatre and Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, as well as at off-campus venues, such as the Peter Norton Symphony Space on the Upper West Side and the Church of Saint Joseph in Greenwich Village. Membership in the Symphony or Philharmonia is mandatory for Instrumental Performance Majors; however, currently matriculating Non-Music Majors are eligible for membership based on audition and availability. Contact: Prof. Joseph Bongiorno, Director of Orchestras,


MPAGC-GE 2087.002 & MPAGC-UE 1087.002

Mondays, 12:30 PM-3:00 PM & Fridays, 9:30 AM-12:00 PM;
NYU Symphony String Sectionals (mandatory) Mondays, 3:15-4:15pm 
MPAGC-GE 1087/2087.007

Global Center for Academic & Spiritual Life, 238 Thompson St., 5th Floor Grand Hall**

**Please note that some rehearsals will be held outside of class time, and some performances occur on weekends. For specifics, please reference the information on the online sign-up form.

MPAGC-GE 2087.003 & MPAGC-UE 1087.003

Mondays, 5:00 PM-7:30 PM & Thursdays, 5:00 PM-7:30 PM; Global Center for Academic & Spiritual Life, 238 Thompson St., 5th Floor Grand Hall

Spring 2016 NYU Orchestras Season

All concerts are free and open to the public 

NYU Symphony at Symphony Space
Friday, February 26 at 8pm
Constantine Kitsopoulos, Conductor
Bernard Herrmann: Suite from Psycho
2016 NYU Film Scoring Competition winners performed to student animation & live-action films in collaboration with the NYU Tisch Maurice Kanbar Institute of Film and Television:
Hyoung-Bin Kim: Bears
Nancy Li: Fighting Spirits
Madeleine Klouda: Goodnight Boon
James Newberry: Khyung
Mihwa Yun: Moon 
Alba S. Torremocha: Serendipia, 2016 NYU Concert
Composition Competition winner
Stravinsky: Le sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring)
NYU Symphony at Symphony Space
Monday, April 4 at 8pm
Andrew Cyr, Conductor
George Antheil: Symphony No.4
Jason Treuting: oblique music for 4 plus (blank)
with Palladium Percussion 
Anna Clyne: Masquerade
and works by the 2016 student Concert Composition Competition winners 
Nicholas Hall: Listening Through an Open Door
Susanna Hancock: beghilolia

NYU Symphony at Frederick Loewe Theatre
Friday, May 6 at 8pm
Adam Glaser, Conductor
Hindemith: Mathis der Maler
Debussy: Danses sacrée et profane
Alix Raspe, Harp, String Competition Winner
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92