Welcome to the Student Wind Orchestra of the University of Twente.

At this website, you can find all information about the orchestra and the upcoming performances.

You also might want to take a look at the SHOT Ensemble and its marching band Tohuwabohu!

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About us

SHOT is the student wind orchestra of the University of Twente. The orchestra counts around 65 students of the university and surrounding applied universities. The orchestra was founded in 1991 and is conducted by Ronny Buurink.


Become a member

It is good to see that you are interested in becoming a member of SHOT! You are very welcome to visit (one of) our rehearsals.

Become a benefactor

The organization of multiple concerts and activities is partly made possible by the financial support of benefactora.


SHOT has her own marching band called Tohuwabohu. Take a look at the Tohuwabohu page for more information about the band and bookings.


An ensemble consists of a small group of musicians from the orchestra who can offer a musical addition to your party or any other event.


  • Maestro concert

    Studenten Harmonie Orkest Twente (SHOT) will give a big concert on the 24th of March in Muziekcentrum Enschede. During this concert four guest conductors, known in Enschede and it’s student life, will conduct SHOT. In a race to be crowned maestro of Enschede, they will be judged by a professional jury. The four conductors are Hetty Wolf (party chairman GroenLinks Enschede-Haaksbergen), Thom Palstra (Rector Magnificus Universiteit Twente), Joris Emmen (chairman A.S.V. Taste) and Auke de Leeuw (chairman D.R.V. Euros).

    Every contestant will conduct two short pieces from the categories pop- and film music. SHOT will also play a few pieces led by their own conductor, Ronny Buurink. One of the pieces played is the impressive music from the movie West Side Story, Symphonic Dances, composed by Leonard Bernstein and arranged by P. Lavender.

    The Maestro concert will take place on the 24th of March at 15:00 in Muziekcentrum Enschede, the doors will open at 14.40. Everybody is very welcome to come listen and watch how the guest conductors will perform! Tickets for this concert are €12,50, for students the price is €8,50. There is a student group discount, if you come to the concert with 6 or more students, you will get 1 euro discount for every ticket. The tickets are available on the website: https://shot.utwente.nl/sales/

  • Lustrum Ronny
  • Change of board October 2018



Studenten Harmonie Orkest Twente

Vrijhof Cultuurcentrum

Postbus 217

7500 AE Enschede 

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