Campanile Orchestra

(MUSI 334), 1 credit
The Campanile Orchestra is a symphony orchestra made up of talented non-music majors and members of the greater Rice community who wish to continue their orchestral activities. The group plays works from the standard literature and meets on Saturday from 10:00 am-1:00 pm. The orchestra performs three concerts per academic year. Email for more information.

Meet the Music Director

Associate Conductor, Jerry Hou

Jerry Hou recently concluded his studies at the Eastman School of Music and work with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. At Eastman, he conducted the orchestras and and led the new music ensemble Ossia. With the Rochester Philharmonic, he served as a cover conductor, working with the orchestra in classical, children, and family concerts. This past season, Jerry worked with the Saint Louis Symphony at Carnegie Hall and made his debut with the orchestra in the US Premiere of John Cage's Thirty Pieces for Five Orchestras. In addition he made debuts with Orchestra of St. Luke's and Slee Sinfonietta as well as continuing work with Ensemble Signal.


November 22, 2015
February 14, 2016
April 10, 2016
Repertoire performed this season will include Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet, Bizet's Suite from Carmen, Resphigi's Pines of Rome, and Sibelius Symphony 1.


Monday August 31 5pm-9pm
Tuesday September 1 5pm-9pm
Thursday September 3 5pm-9pm

Auditions will be held at The Shepherd School of Music in Room 1402. Sign up for an audition time on the Campanile Orchestra bulletin board at the Shepherd School. Please prepare scales and two contrasting selections of your choice which will show your technical and musical abilities.