18th Annual PLU Festival for High School Orchestras, October 18, 2014

Reservations are now closed. Thank you for your interest in the PLU Festival. If you would like to be put on a wait list in case a spot opens, please e-mail Jeffrey Bell-Hanson at bellhajl@plu.edu.

Welcome, from Jeffrey Bell-Hanson,

Conductor of the Pacific Lutheran University Symphony Orchestra


The PLU Orchestra Invitational offers high school orchestras and chamber orchestras the opportunity to play in the world class Lagerquist Concert Hall at Pacific Lutheran University and to receive feedback from some of the most distinguished musicians in the Puget Sound.

Our guest clinician this year will be David Waltham, Music Director of the Rainier Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Waltham served for twelve years as Music Director of the Rainier Symphony. He has been active throughout the Northwest, has led conducting workshops throughout the western US, in Washington, DC, New York and Maryland, and is Permanent Guest Conductor with the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra in Russia.