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It is not necessary to audition. If you are interested in joining our orchestra, please contact Simon Maurer at (570) 640-9285, Judy Terwilliger at (610) 298-3609 or e-mail us at

Download Registration Form (includes rehearsal information).


The season registration fee is $80.

This fee will be used to pay our Music Director, Simon Maurer.

*Albright students will not pay a registration fee to SSO. Student registration will be handled through Albright College Music Department.


Albright College
Roop Hall
1621 North 13th Street
Reading, PA 19604

Enter the Center For The Arts Building, go to the Music Wing, and Roop Hall is the first door on the left.


Map to Roop Hall

If coming from Route 222, follow signs to Route 12 East. Take the exit for 11th Street. Make a RIGHT at the bottom of the ramp. At the first light, make a LEFT onto Rockland Street. Make a RIGHT onto North 13th Street. Turn LEFT at the 2nd intersection onto Bern Street. The visitor parking lot will be immediately on your right hand side. The Center of Fine Arts building is on the left side. You will enter the building where it says Music Department above the door. Roop Hall is the first room on the left. We will make sure there are people and/or signs to help direct the first rehearsal there.

Fall Season Info

$80 fee due by September 15, 2022.

  • - We will have one 15 minute break at each rehearsal.
  • - There will be no potluck.
  • - Each member is advised to bring a snack for themselves.
  • - Masks and social distancing will be required indoors everywhere on campus.

ALL rehearsals will be held on Sunday evenings from 5:30pm - 8:15pm at Albright College in Roop Hall (directions below), except as noted below.

All rehearsals will be led by Simon Maurer unless otherwise noted below.

Rehearsal Dates:

Rehearsal dates/times are subject to change depending on Simon's/Dana's availability.

  • Oct 9    (Dana Allaband will lead rehearsal.)
  • Oct 16    (Simon Maurer will lead rehearsal.)
  • Oct 23    (Dana Allaband will lead rehearsal.)
  • Nov 13    (Dana Allaband will lead rehearsal.)
  • Nov 20    (Dana Allaband will lead rehearsal.)
  • Nov 27    (Dana Allaband will lead rehearsal.)

Weather (or COVID) Cancellations: Our Personnel Director, Judy Terwilliger, will notify members by email if a rehearsal is canceled for any reason, including weather. If in doubt, contact Albright College for closure information. If the college is closed, rehearsal is canceled.

Spring Season Info

$80 fee due by January 15, 2023.

First day of school: Monday, January 23, 2023.

Rehearsal Dates:

Rehearsal dates will be updated soon!

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