We are Cavalier Symphony Orchestra

Our mission is to foster a welcoming instrumental family where students can grow musically, find a family, and shape their own musical experience

Who are we?

We are students

CSO is an organization composed 100% of UVa students. We are the largest student-run full orchestra organization at UVa.

We are leaders

Our members are student conductors, executive board members, committee members, and section leaders, to name a few.

We are musicians

CSO is home to players of all experience levels and backgrounds.

What are we?

We are passionate

Quite simply, we love playing music.

We are diverse

We have first years through graduates, artists and engineers, Virginia-natives and international students.

We are family

Came for the music, stayed for the friends.

We are CSO!