Symphony Orchestra

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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 pianists Simone Dinnerstein and Awadagin Pratt, violinists Giora Schmidt, Kyung Sun Lee, Elmira Darvarova and Jinjoo Cho, and cellist Daniel Gaisford.  The Gonzaga Symphony also hosts the prestigious Young Artists' Concerto and Aria Competition, giving Gonzaga students the opportunity to solo with the orchestra.

MUSIC DEPARTMENT
Dr. Kevin Hekmatpanah
Associate Professor of Music, Orchestral Director, Applied Cello
Music Department
502 E. Boone Avenue
Spokane, WA 99258-0079
Phone: (509) 313-6733
(800) 986-9585, ext. 6733
Email: music@gonzaga.edu
www.gonzaga.edu/music