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School of Music, Theatre, and Dance

Kansas State University Symphony Orchestra
School of Music, Theatre, and Dance
Kansas State University
109 McCain Auditorium
1501 Goldstein Circle
Manhattan, KS  66506




K-STATE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA!                                               

2018-2019 Season

Celebrating Leonard Bernstein

Join the KSU Symphony Orchestra for an exciting season of music that makes you laugh, dance, and sing.  Each concert will feature works by Leonard Bernstein, joining  orchestras around the globe as they celebrate his 100th birthday!

December 4, 2018 - DANCE!

Our third concert of the season will feature dances written for the orchestra by Bernstein, Copland, and many more.  In addition, we will feature the K-State Dance Studio and Vocal Division Student Aria Soloists.  Join us for a wonderful evening!  7:30 p.m. -  McCain Auditorium

Kansas State University Orchestra

Students from all majors are invited to audition for the Kansas State University Orchestra. The orchestra performs five concerts a year in McCain Auditorium under the direction of Ms. Rachel Dirks. The orchestra frequently collaborates with theatre, dance, and choir, and plays a mix of modern selections and classical favorites.

Scholarship Auditions for ALL String Musicians - Saturday, February 9, 2019 or by Appointment

If you would like to play with the K-State Symphony Orchestra, please make sure to audition this coming spring for an orchestra scholarship!  Financial assistance is available for all string players, regardless of major.  Additional scholarships are available for music majors and music minors.