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Symphony Orchestra

Seventy members strong, the Wichita State University Symphony Orchestra is comprised of undergraduate and graduate musicians. Students from any academic discipline with performing experience are welcome. 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 Area Coordinator, Strings

(316) 978-6202