Welcome!

Seventy members strong, the Wichita State University Symphony Orchestra is an auditioned ensemble comprised of undergraduate and graduate students. Students from any academic discipline with performing experience are welcome to audition. The orchestra has performed in Carnegie Hall and internationally (Spain, Canada), as well at the Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic in Chicago and the state conference of the Kansas Music Educators Association. Recent collaborations include performances with operatic bass Samuel Ramey, jazz guitarist Pat Metheny, jazz vocalist Tierney Sutton, the classic rock band Kansas, and the arena multimedia concert Video Games Live.

Orchestra Faculty

Dr. Mark Laycock

Director of Orchestra and Strings

mark.laycock@wichita.edu

(316) 978-6202