Chamber Orchestra

Daniel Baldwin
Daniel Baldwin

The Chamber Orchestra specializes in repertoire for small orchestra and mixed chamber ensembles ranging from the Baroque era to the twentieth century. In addition to its own concert schedule, Chamber Orchestra performs with the Luther College Opera Workshop.

Chamber Orchestra is conducted by Daniel Baldwin.

Auditions for Chamber Orchestra are held annually. String players who join Chamber Orchestra must also be members of Symphony Orchestra.

Chamber Orchestra rehearses WF 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. Rehearsal location for Chamber Orchestra is in the Orchestra Room.


Selected Repertoire from Past Performances

Bartok; Rumanian Folk Dances
Beethoven; Symphony No. 2
Britten; Simple Symphony
Copland; Appalachian Spring, Suite for 13 Instruments
Debussy; Danses Sacrée et Profane for harp and strings
Dvorák; Serenade in D minor, Op. 44
Elgar; Serenade for String Orchestra
Gounod; Petite Symphonie for Wind Instruments
Handel; Royal Fireworks Music
Haydn; Symphony No. 82 ("The Bear")
Holst; Brook Green Suite
Hovhaness; Alleluia and Fugue
Ives; Symphony No. 3 ("Camp Meeting")
Mozart; Symphony No. 38
Respighi; Ancient Airs and Dances
Rosetti; Symphony in G minor
Stravinsky; Suite No. 2 for Small Orchestra
Wagner; Siegfried Idyll
Weill; Little Threepenny Music, for Wind Instruments