The UC Davis Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1959, and has since established itself as a major campus and community arts offering. The UC Davis Symphony has toured California, Canada, and Australia and French Polynesia.In June 2003 the orchestra traveled to France to participate in the Berlioz bicentenary over the course of a series of five concerts.It regularly serves as the pit orchestra for UCD Mainstage productions and appears at major campus events and ceremonies, including Fall Convocation and Commencements.The UC Davis Symphony is a principal resident ensemble at the
Whether it is the UC Davis Symphony Orchestra, the Concert Band, University Chorus, a chamber ensemble, or any of our other performing groups—such as our Indonesian Gamelan Ensemble—we have information for you on how to audition and participate. See our ensembles page for information specific to each performing group.
Hohlax was formed in 2007 on the Greek island of Amorgos. In addition to their appearances on Amorgos, they have also enjoyed numerous performances throughout Athens and Cyprus and have been invited to play for Greek and Cypriot television and for radio programs in California.
The Lake Tahoe Sonification Project is a sound installation that represents multiple aspects of Lake Tahoe’s aural environment, both above and within the lake. Sonification is a fresh method of artistic representation, a way to hear the motion of the lake. Sound and science are fused to show a side of Lake Tahoe never before explored: sound waves as the embodiment of the waves of the lake, creating an absorbing experience for all who wish to listen.