The Gonzaga Symphony Orchestra is comprised of students, faculty, and musicians from the greater Spokane community.
Open to all students by audition, the orchestra performs regularly at the acoustically outstanding and historic Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox. It has a long tradition as one of the finest community orchestras in the region and its repertoire contains some of the most demanding pieces in orchestral music.
The orchestra has featured soloists of national and international distinction, including soprano Arianna Zukerman; pianists Simone Dinnerstein, Navah Perlman, Natasha Paremski and Awadagin Pratt; violinists Giora Schmidt, Kyung Sun Lee, Elmira Darvarova, Kurt Nikkanen, Tim Fain and Jinjoo Cho; violist Paul Coletti; cellists Daniel Gaisford, Sung-Won Yang and Amit Peled; and double bassist Gary Karr. Soloists for this season include cellist Matt Haimovitz and clarinetist Richard Stoltzman. The Gonzaga Symphony also hosts the prestigious Young Artists' Concerto and Aria Competition, giving Gonzaga students the opportunity to solo with the orchestra.
For more information, visit the orchestra's website.