Dudley Orchestra

Please join us for our spring concert as a part of Harvard's ArtsFirst celebration! Featuring works of Mozart, Elgar, and Mahler, the concert will take place at 5:00 pm on Sunday, May 1 at Sanders Theatre. Tickets are available in person or online at Harvard Box Office, from a Dudley Orchestra member, or at the door. See our concerts page for details.

Dudley Orchestra performs Beethoven Symphony no. 9 in Sanders Theatre, May 2013

The Dudley Orchestra is the Symphony Orchestra of Harvard Graduate School for Arts and Sciences.


The Dudley Orchestra is dedicated to the practice, promotion, and performance of classical music at Harvard University and for the broader Cambridge community. The majority of orchestra members are Harvard graduate students, with additional players drawn from around the Boston metropolitan area.

Previous music directors include Christoph Neidhofer, Drew Schroeder, Bert Van Herck, Aaron Kuan, and Kai Johannes Polzhofer. In recent years the orchestra has worked with several acclaimed soloists, including David Liebman, Erica Brookhyser, and Robert Levin.