The Ghent University Symphony Orchestra (GUSO), the Ghent University Harmony Orchestra (GUHO) and the Ghent University Choir (GUK) are looking for enthusiastic musicians who study in Ghent.
GUSO - Ghent University Symphonic Orchestra
The Ghent University Symphonic Orchestra (GUSO) is a vibrant symphonic orchestra for and by students. With the ambition to bring qualitative and musically ambitious projects, the GUSO wants to give students in Ghent the opportunity to further develop their musical interests in addition to their studies. In the weekly rehearsals, under the direction of the passionate conductor Steven Decraene, they work on a varied program that culminates in concerts at the end of each semester.
The rehearsals of the GUSO take place on Wednesday evening at the Therminal (Hoveniersberg 24) from 19.15 to 22 hours. Unfortunately, due to the current circumstances, open rehearsals will not be possible this semester.
Auditioning will take place on the following dates: September 23rd, 29th and 30th. Register in advance via www.guso.be.
GUHO - Ghent University Harmony Orchestra
The Ghent University Harmony Orchestra (GUHO) is an enthusiastic group of Ghent students consisting of woodwinds, brass and percussionists. The goal of the group is to have fun and above all to make beautiful music. The program includes film music, harmony music and everything in between. Throughout the semester the GUHO meets every Monday evening to prepare for two big concerts in December and May under the skillful leadership of conductor Dimitri Bracke. But that’s not all. There are lots of other activities, such as excursions, game nights, parties, rehearsal weekends and much more. With extra attention for the necessary coronavirus measures of course.
The rehearsals of the GUHO take place on Monday evening at the Therminal (Hoveniersberg 24) from 20 to 22 hours. To guarantee safety, the orchestra will be divided into two groups this semester.
The introductory rehearsals and auditions will take place on Monday 21 and Monday 28 September. More information and schedule of this rehearsal and audition will be communicated by mail after registration. You can register via the website www.guho.be.
GUK - Ghent University Choir
The Ghent University Choir (GUK) is also looking for new musical enthusiasts. Are you musically gifted and do you feel like getting involved in a lively gang? Then the Ghent University Choir is something for you!
The rehearsals of the GUK take place on Tuesday evening at the Therminal (Hoveniersberg 24) from 19.45 to 22 hours. Because of the coronavirus-measures there will be no open rehearsals this semester.
Audition with voice test is possible on 24 and 28 September and 5 October. After passing the voice test you can immediately become a member and join the next rehearsal. You can discover the GUK musically on their Youtube channel.