UCM Strings

Meet the Faculty

Dr. John Rutland

Orchestra Director / Violin & Viola

Dr. Michael Bersin

Cello & Double Bass


String ENSEMBLES

Our ensembles are open to any UCM student. Auditions are required for select ensembles as indicated below. Contact us with any additional questions.

The UCM Symphony Orchestra
Every Student receives a Service Award. .

Orchestra is a class, and counts as a General Education requirement (Fine Arts category) for non-music majors.

Rehearsals: Mon/Wed/Fri. - 4:00pm → 5:00pm

ORCHESTRA AUDITIONS

Chamber Ensembles
Chamber ensembles are formed periodically, including Chamber Strings and String Quartet.
 

UCM Orchestra AUDITIONS

For any additional questions, please complete the CONTACT form or email Dr. John Rutland

ORCHESTRA AUDITIONS


Fall & Spring

Strings, Woodwinds, Brass, and Percussion must audition using required excerpts.  Please contact Dr. John Rutland for specific information: rutland@ucmo.edu


SPECIAL EVENTS

The UCM String Program sponsors special events annually. Detailed information/links are provided below. For anny additional questions, please contact Dr. John Rutland.

Concerto/Aria Competition


November 14 - 2016

November 14 - 2016

UCM's annual student competition for instrumentalists and vocalists. The winner(s) perform with the UCM Symphony Orchestra.

Summer String Quartet Workshop


June - 2017

June 2017

Hosted at the Lee's Summit, Summit Center, this workshop features student string quartets, coached by a staff of UCM faculty/students and members of the Lee's Summit Symphony.


Contact Us

Department of Music
Utt 111 - UCM
Warrensburg, MO 64093
USA

Phone: (660) 543-4530

Email: musicoffice@ucmo.edu

Web: UCMMusic.com

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