Honor Orchestra Festival

Welcome to UMD's 2023 Senior High Orchestra Festival information page!


Registrations are now CLOSED for this year's Orchestra Festival

This year we are giving any of your high school seniors who are thinking of attending UMD, the opportunity to audition for a Music Scholarship - these auditions are reserved for prospective UMD Music students attending UMD during the 2024-2025 academic year. Please indicate your Music Scholarship candidate on the registration form for this event. Your seniors may also register for a scholarship audition the morning of our UMD Orchestra event and their audition time will be assigned the morning of October 26th.


Event Schedule

8:30am                        Registration - Marshall Performing Arts Center (MPAC)

9:00 – 11:30am           Rehearsal - MPAC

                                     Repertoire for Honor Orchestra 2023

11:30am – 1:00pm      Lunch / Free time

                                     You may bring your own lunch, or buy it at the UMD Dining Center or Food Court.

1:00 – 2:00pm            Sectionals - Weber Hall, Singer Hall, Humanities 170, Humanities 222 (order TBA)

 2:00 – 3:30pm           Touch up on all pieces (order TBA)

 3:30 – 3:50pm           Relax and get ready. 

 3:50pm                      On-Stage (Warm-up)

 4:00pm                      Concert* - Marshall Performing Arts Center (Free Admission)

 Concert order - TBD


*This is a free concert, feel free to invite as many of your family and friends as you would like. I look forward to working with all of you.  Rudy