The Luther College Philharmonia is a 70-member symphonic ensemble that performs regularly on campus in concert. Recent repertoire has included Beethoven’s Egmont and Coriolan Overtures, Copland’s An Outdoor Overture, and Dvorák’s New World Symphony, and Ginastera’s Dances from Estancia. Recent concerts have also featured faculty soloists Du Huang and Xiao Hu, piano; Richard Tirk, trumpet; Michael Smith, trombone; and Karen Kanakis, soprano.
The Philharmonia is directed by Spencer Martin.
Auditions for Philharmonia are held annually.
Philharmonia rehearses MW 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. and Thursday 4:15-5:15. Rehearsal location for Philharmonia is in the Sperati Band Room.