The largest orchestra on campus, Philharmonia is open to all Northwestern students.

Rehearsals take place Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:00-6:15 p.m. for the 2023-24 academic year, with one concert near the end of each quarter. This ensemble is conducted by graduate students Diego Hernandez (music director) and Giang Vo (assistant conductor).

Audition Information

All interested students (returning and new) should prepare a few minutes of a piece or excerpt that best demonstrates your ability on your instrument. You will also be asked to sight read. Auditions will be approximately 5 minutes long. Interested students should submit this information form to be added to the email list for updates and audition information.  

Featured Video

Philharmonia performs Johannes Brahms’s Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77.