Chamber Orchestra

Chamber Orchestra Cello Section
UCSB Chamber Orchestra 
Music A42, A142, A242
Director: Maxim Kuzin
Teaching Assistant: Besnik Yzeiri
Class time: Mondays 6:30-9 pm
Class location: Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall
Each quarter, the University Chamber Orchestra presents an exciting program of pieces from the traditional chamber orchestra repertoire, as well as more contemporary pieces for chamber orchestra. Students participate in full-ensemble rehearsals each week, as well as sectionals, when needed. Open to majors, non-majors, faculty, and community members. Membership determined by audition. 

Spring 2019 UCSB Chamber Orchestra Audition Sign Up 

The UCSB Chamber Orchestra invites you to join the ensemble in Spring 2019. We have an exciting repertoire to perform this quarter that includes music by Mozart, Schumann, and Chabrier. 
Please fill in the form at the link below to signup (current, former, and new players) for the UCSB Chamber Orchestra Spring 2019 Quarter:

Deadline to submit the form:
Saturday, March 30, 2019 (by midnight) 
Auditions for new players for the Spring 2019 Quarter will take place by appointment on Monday, April 1, 2019. To schedule an audition (new players only), please email Maxim Kuzin, the orchestra's music director, at  

With possible questions, please contact either the orchestra TA for the spring quarter, Besnik Yzeiri, at or Maxim Kuzin at

Spring 2019 UCSB Chamber Orchestra Program

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Die Zauberflöte, K.620 (The Magic Flute): Overture (1791) 
Schumann, Robert (1810-1856) 
Braut von Messina, op.100 (The Bride of Messina): Overture (1850–1851) 
Emmanuel Chabrier (1841-1894)
Le roi malgré lui (The King in Spite of Himself; The Reluctant King):
Danse slave and Fête polonaise (1887) 

Rehearsal/Concert Schedule

Mondays, 6:30-9:30 PM, Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall 
April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
May 6, 13, 20, 27 (pizza offered)
Dress Rehearsal:
Monday, June 3, 6-7
Monday, June 3, 2019
Mandatory Graduate Composers' Reading:
Tuesday, June 4, 7-9 PM, Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall