- Faculty & Staff
Fredonia College Symphony Orchestra
Dr. David Rudge, director
About the ensemble
The College Symphony, under the direction of Dr. David Rudge, is one of the premiere ensembles in the School of Music. Open to players by audition only, it maintains high standards of playing and performs several times each semester. Besides accompanying solo competition winners, and the Hillman Opera, it presents orchestral masterworks from all periods of music. Recent performances have included performances of symphonies and other major symphonic works by Beethoven, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, Dvorak, Respighi and Bernstein.