Are you a musician? The Collegium Musicum orchestra is waiting for you! This page provides all the information
you need to participate, as well as information about scholarships for young musicians.


Participation in the orchestra depends on an audition consisting of two pieces of your choice, if possibile representing different styles and periods. Admission will depend on the result of the audition and available places in the relevant section.

To fix an audition please make an appointment by emailing collegium@unibo.it and specifying your name, instrument, and a phone number where you can be reached.

Orchestra rehearsals are usually on Monday evenings from 8.15 to 10.45 pm. You can find the full schedule here.

Students of the University of Bologna and Italian conservatories who play in the orchestra are eligible for attendance prizes that are awarded at the end of each academic year. You can find information about these in the Rules and Regulations.



Section leaders are chosen through competitive auditions and receive a stipend for their participation in the orchestra.

Deadline: 14 September.

Detalis and application instructions may be found in the current academic year’s competition guidelines (full version available in Italian version only).

To participate in the Collegium Musicum you must become an Association member. The annual membership dues are 20 Euros pfor University of Bologna and Conservatory students and 40 Euros for non-students.