Chorus and orchestra performing onstage
A fundamental part of Cornell’s cultural life


Performance is a fundamental part of Cornell’s cultural life. The Department of Music encourages music-making through a wide array of chamber and large ensembles, as well as its offerings in private lessons and directed coaching by members of the music faculty. Master classes, degree and non-degree recitals, contemporary music concerts, and an annual concerto competition supplement the music department’s concert offerings.

Wynton Marsalis performing with CU JAzz

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Featured Ensemble Performance: Symphony Orchestra, 4/29/18

Cornell Symphony Orchestra (CSO), led by conductor Chris Younghoon Kim, features Tchaikovsky's Slavonic March and Symphony No. 6.

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