Just a couple of days ago came across the performance of University of Maryland Gamer Symphony Orchestra. Founded in 2005 it is the first college orchestra dedicated to playing video game music. I liked Katamari one very much, maybe because of the programming assignment for CMSC 427 – Computer Graphics:
Check out their YouTube channel for more music videos. I would love to join them, need to see if my dusty violin is still intact back in Baku.