2023-2024 Season


Sunday, December 3, 3:00 p.m.
Miossi Hall, Performing Arts Center


Photo of Coleman, Dvorak, Barber

The Cal Poly Symphony welcomes the Harmony Magnet Academy Symphony Orchestra in a program that includes selections played by our guest orchestra, a side-by-side performance of John Corigliano’s Voyage for String Orchestra, then our performances of Valerie Coleman’s Umoja and Antonín Dvořák’s lyrical Symphony No. 8.



John Corigliano: Voyage for String Orchestra (side-by-side)
Valerie Coleman: Umoja
Dvořák: Symphony No. 8 in G Major


WINTER CONCERT: Student Soloist Showcase and Music from Literature

Saturday, March 9, 7:30 p.m.
Miossi Hall, Performing Arts Center


Photo of student soloist

Every year, the Symphony holds auditions for student soloists and composers of any major. The prize for several of them - a performance with the Symphony, of course! Come hear this year’s winners and celebrate musical talent from across the University.

The orchestra will also perform selections from Sergei Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet.



Walton: Viola Concerto, mvt. 1 – Jayden Perez (viola)
Lerner & Loewe: “I could have danced all night” from My Fair Lady – Helena Fuller (voice)
Dvořák: Song to the Moon – Melissa Scarpelli (voice)
Grieg: Piano concerto in A minor, mvt. 1 – Simone Gabriel (piano)
Wyatt Willard: Falling from Sky (premiere)
Prokofiev: Selections from Romeo and Juliet


Spring Concert: France Tour Preview

Saturday, June 8, 7:30 p.m.
Miossi Hall, Performing Arts Center


Photo of Eiffel Tower

The Symphony will embark on a performance tour to France in June, 2024, visiting Paris, Bayeux, the Normandy American Cemetery, Chateau Chambord and Chateau Chenonceau (Loire Valley), Versailles, and Tours. 

A performance in La Madeleine Church, where both Saint-Saëns and Fauré held the post of church organist, will round out the experience.  Join us for a tour preview!


Copland: Variations on a Shaker Melody (from Appalachian Spring)
Saint-Saens: 2 Motets
Forrest: "i thank You God for most this amazing day"
Márquez: Danzón No. 2
Bernstein: Overture to West Side Story
Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine
Williams: Hymn to the Fallen (from Saving Private Ryan)
Dett: Chariot Jubilee


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