Philharmonia Orchestra

Stephen Fairbanks, director

MUSC 476
MW 3:00-4:50 PM
2310 Krannert Center

Philharmonia Orchestra

The University of Illinois Philharmonia Orchestra (UIPO) performs major literature from the 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st centuries.  It is comprised of students representing upwards of 35 majors from throughout the university community. The orchestra rehearses twice weekly and ​typically performs two concerts a semester. Membership in the orchestra is by audition. Stephen Fairbanks, the music director, is always eager to hear from potential members of the orchestra; he can be reached by email at

To listen to the Philharmonia Orchestra, please click on the links below:

Schubert, Rosamunde Overture (performed December 1, 2021)
Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake Suite (performed December 1, 2021)
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