Pacific Lutheran University Orchestras

Second Annual: PLU Honor Orchestra for Strings

Open to High School String Players from throughout the Northwest

Violins Following the success of another annual event here at PLU, the Northwest Honor Band, we have created a similar opportunity just for string players with the PLU Honor Orchestra for Strings. It is a two-day festival held annually over a weekend in January, offering individual high school string players from throughout the region the opportunity to perform excellent literature for string orchestra with a nationally recognized guest conductor.




William LaRue JonesThe Guest Conductor for 2014 is William LaRue Jones, founding conductor of the Greater Twin-Cities Youth Orchestras in Minneapolis-St. Paul, and Director of Orchestra Activities at the University of Iowa. Dr. Jones is recognized nation-wide as a master educator and conductor.

Nominate your Students before October 28, 2013! Visit the PLU Honor Orchestra for Strings page.


The 2014 PLU Honor Orchestra for Strings will be held on Saturday and Sunday, January 25 & 26.

(Watch here for a link to more information and our online application form.)