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ASU Symphony Orchestra

The Angelo State Symphony provides an exceptional orchestral experience to ASU students. The symphony plays a variety of orchestral music, ranging from standard masterworks to modern literature. The symphony performs a minimum of 4 concerts per year, as well as educational programs and university outreach concerts. The ensemble also performs at the Annual ASU Tree lighting ceremony. Through its concerts, the ASU Symphony fosters an appreciation for music and enrichment of the academic and local communities.


Rehearsals occur on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2 - 3:50 p.m. in the Carr Education-Fine Arts Building, Room 134.

Fall 2019 Auditions

Strings – Tuesday, August 27 from 2-3:50 p.m. in Carr 134

String Materials – Excerpts from Gnattali, Khatchaturian, and Faure

Sign up – Send an email to Dr. Fagner M. Rocha

Winds and Percussion – Sunday, August 25 time TBA in Carr 134

Contact Dr. Jonathan Alvis, Director of Bands, for more information

Concerto Competition

The symphony hosts an Annual Concerto Competition in the Spring semester, open to all music majors. The winners are featured as soloists with the ASU Symphony. The next Concerto Competition will be held on February 19, 2020 at 4 p.m. in the Eldon Black Recital Hall.

Instrument Check Out

A limited number of instruments is available for check out for those who don’t currently own one.


Limited scholarships are available by audition.


For more information regarding auditions, instrument check out, scholarships or other inquiries, please contact the Director of Orchestral Studies, Dr. Fagner M. Rocha at

Fall 2019 Schedule

Night of Fine Arts
October 3 at 7:00 p.m.
Murphey Performance Hall

String Orchestra Concert
November 8 at 7:00 p.m.
Venue TBA

Tree Lighting Concert
December 3 at 6:00 p.m.
Oak Tree Grove

2019 Concerto Competition Winners

Summer Camps

Summer is a great time to develop your musical skills. 

Learn More about our Summer Camps


Dr. Fagner M. Rocha, Director of Orchestral Studies