University Symphony Orchestra
The University Symphony Orchestra, directed by Kimo Furumoto , is dedicated to the training of outstanding instrumentalists in the performance of a wide range of styles in the orchestral repertoire. They have performed with national and international artists, from Composer-Conductor Rob Kapilow and his "What Makes It Great?" series at Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, Richard Stoltzman to Deborah Voigt, and in addition to their regular concert series, the orchestra collaborates with university choruses, Opera Theatre, CSUF faculty-artists, internationally renowned guest artists and local performing arts groups. Students are regularly presented with numerous opportunities to study orchestral repertoire in master class settings with faculty artists, regional professional orchestra musicians from the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Pacific Symphony Orchestra as well as internationally acclaimed performers and teachers including Yo-yo Ma, Talich Quartet, Fredell Lack, the Turtle Island String Quartet, St. Petersburg Quartet and many others.