Alumni Orchestra

Calling all orchestra alumni! Mark your calendars for April 20-22 to be a part of the 2018 Alumni Orchestra! As a part of this reunion weekend, enjoy dinners with current Purdue orchestra students, Purdue Bands & Orchestras faculty, and fellow orchestra alumni. On Sunday, alumni will perform Gershwin’s famous “Rhapsody in Blue” alongside the Purdue Philharmonic Orchestra. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to return to campus and perform in one of the largest auditoriums in the country!

(Sheet Music for registered alumni: Password protected)

Important Information: 

  1. The Saturday dinner location has been changed to Pure Eatery in Lafayette.
  2. The concert attire is concert tux (with or without tails) for men, and concert black for women.
    1. (Men who do not own a tux may be fitted for one to borrow on Saturday at 3:30 in the Clothing Room in Elliott on the loading dock side, 3rd floor).
  3. The alumni rehearsal on Saturday will be from 1-2pm in Elliott Hall of Music, Room 15.

Registration is Closed

Friday, April 20

5pm – Catered dinner with current Philharmonic Orchestra students in Elliott Hall of Music, Room 30

8pm – Attend Showcase Concert, featuring Purdue Wind Ensemble directed by Prof. Jay Gephart


Saturday, April 21

Morning  – For other local events in Lafayette and West Lafayette, visit

1pm to 2pm – Alumni Music Rehearsal (Elliott Hall of Music, Room 15)

2:30pm – (Optional) Attend Showcase Concert, featuring Campus Band, University Band, & Varsity Band

5:30pm – Alumni Orchestra member dinner, Pure Eatery in Lafayette (for menu and pricing information, please visit


Sunday, April 22

Noon – Sound check on Elliott Stage

2:30pm – Concert (Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonic Orchestra, and Alumni Orchestra members)



Hotel Recommendations:

Hilton Garden Inn, Homewood Suites, Hampton Inn, Days Inn, Courtyard Marriott, TownePlace Suites

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