Department of Music

Southern Utah University Honor Orchestra
September 27 & 28, 2013

We invite all high school students and directors to participate in this year's exciting Honor Orchestra held on the beautiful campus of Southern Utah University.  Guest clinician and master teacher is Mr. Jack Ashton, member of The Utah Symphony.

Students selected for the SUU Honor Orchestra will participate in two days of rehearsals and activities culminating in a concert at the end of the second day in SUU's Thorley Recital Hall.  No audition required.

The pieces that will be worked on are:  Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major (3rd movement) and Sibelius's Andante Festival.
Music parts will be provided by the SUU Music Department.

The registration fee is $20.00 per applicant (nonrefundable).  This fee will cover music, dinner on Friday and lunch on Saturday.

For more information contact Dr. Xun Sun at or 435-586-7892


September 27, 2013
5:00 p.m. - Registration (SUU Music Department Lobby)
7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. - Welcome and first meeting and rehearsal

September 28, 2013
8:30 a.m. - Masterclass with Mr. Jack Ashton
9:30 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. - Rehearsal (South Hall)
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Lunch
1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. - Sectionals (South Hall, Thorley Recital Hall, MU 206)
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Tutti Rehearsal (South Hall)
5:00 p.m. - Final Performance