This enriching musical experience will be held on the campus of Concordia College in Moorhead, MN during the weekend of October 12-14, 2018.

Please submit online applications by Friday, September 21, 2018. If the placement recordings are not embedded in the online application, they can be uploaded to an email to Kent Loken (

We ask that all recordings be submitted by Friday, September 28, 2018.

Honor String Orchestra Highlights

  • Making music in an artistically rigorous and nurturing environment with exceptional string musicians from across six states
  • Rehearsing and performing challenging repertoire under the direction of our Director of Orchestral Activities, Dr. Kevin Sütterlin and our distinguished guest conductor, Maestro Christoph Rehli from Switzerland.

Guest Conductor

This year's Honor String Orchestra will feature guest conductor, Christoph Rehli, from the Lucerne University of Music in Switzerland.


Kent D. Loken

Associate Administrator and Manager of Instrumental Ensembles Music