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Member Information


All students interested in performing with AURA should contact the director, Dr. Rob Smith. String wind, and percussion players will be auditioned during the orchestra/wind ensemble auditions that are held at the beginning of each semester. Pianists and vocalists should arrange for an audition. AURA's core instrumentation is: Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Viola, Cello, Piano (2), and Percussion, although additional instruments are often included.

Rehearsals & Concerts

AURA presents four concerts each semester in the Moores Opera House, and programs are often repeated in other venues. Rehearsals are T-TH, 2:30-5:30pm, although some smaller chamber works may rehearse at other times that fit member schedules.