The Northern Arizona University School of Music Orchestra program is dedicated to providing the finest musical and educational opportunities for talented individuals from the university student body interested in the study and performance of orchestral music.

Our program:

  • prepares you for professional careers in the field of music in today’s complex society of ever-changing musical and cultural tastes
  • educates and develops new audiences at Northern Arizona University and in the surrounding Flagstaff community through the unique experience of live symphonic music

Membership in our two ensembles, Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra, is open to all Northern Arizona University students by audition.


The School of Music Orchestra Program at Northern Arizona University has a number of scholarships to assist students who are enrolled as instrumental music education/performance majors, Bachelor of Arts majors, instrumental music minors, or those or those participating in the orchestras.