30 Songs for the 30th Season Challenge
A Fundraiser in Celebration of the 30th season of the Philharmonic Association

This years fundraiser is an individual sponsorship challenge that will help to cover our 2017-2018 season expenses.
The overall goal is to raise $15,000 ($500 for each of our 30 seasons).
The current Philharmonic Association musician who raises the most money will win a Fabulous Prize!
Click this link to view the full instructions HERE.
For a link to the all the songs combined by clef click here for
Treble clef

Alto clef
Bass clef
The music for individual songs can also be accessed from the links below.

Musicians who began the orchestra.

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May 22, 1988: Played on the inaugural concert of the Triangle Youth Philharmonic.
Hugh Partridge, Conductor

Jones Auditorium, Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Vaughan Williams English Folk Song Suite, Seventeen Come Sunday
Hugh Partridge with TYP musicians from 1989

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May 20, 1989: Performed at a Youth Orchestra Festival with the Piedmont (Chapel Hill) and Eastern (Greenville) Youth Orchestras.
Hugh Partridge, Conductor

Bond Park Amphitheatre in Cary, North Carolina.

Tchaikovsky Symphony No 4, Finale (Allegro con fuoco)

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May 6, 1990: Triangle Youth Philharmonic performed at Artsplosure.
Hugh Partridge, TYP Conductor

Tabernacle Baptist Church (now the Longview Center) in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Berlioz March to the Scaffold from Symphonie Fantastique

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April 20, 1991: Triangle Youth Philharmonic performed at Sertoma Amphitheatre, Bond Park, Cary
Hugh Partridge, TYP Conductor

Bond Park Amphitheatre in Cary, North Carolina.

Sibelius Finlandia

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May 10, 1992: Triangle Youth Philharmonic performed Riverside High
Hugh Partridge, TYP Conductor

Riverside High School in Durham, North Carolina.

Saint-saens Danse Macabre

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May 23, 1993: Triangle Youth Philharmonic conducted by Gerhardt Zimmermann
Gerhardt Zimmermann, North Carolina Symphony Music Director

Riverside High School in Durham, North Carolina.

Wagner Rienzi Overture
Christopher Maynard conducts the combined Hull and Triangle Youth Philharmonics

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April 4, 1994: Triangle Youth Philharmonic performed in a joint concert with City of Hull Youth Orchestra
Christopher Maynard, Hull Youth Orchestra Conductor

Memorial Auditoirum in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Vaughan Williams Job - A Masque for Dancing, Saraband for the Sons of God
TYP with Hull Youth orchestra in Hull City Hall

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July 3, 1995: Triangle Youth Philharmonic performed in Raleigh's Sister City Hull, England
Hugh Partridge, Conductor

Hull City Hall, Kingston upon Hull, England

Delius Summer Evening

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May 7, 1996: Triangle Youth Symphony's first season.
Terry Blaylock,Conductor

Athens Drive High School in Raleigh, North Carolina

Bizet Toreador Song

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May 25, 1997: Triangle Youth Philharmonic played at the Grove Park Inn
Hugh Partridge, Conductor

Grove Park Inn in Asheville, NC.

Suppe Poet and Peasant Overture

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February 16, 1997: Triangle Youth Philharmonic played for North Carolina Bach Festival
Hugh Partridge, Conductor

Peace College in Raleigh, NC.

Bach Concerto for Two Violins

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May 24, 1998: Triangle Youth Philharmonic performed at Piccolo Spoleto
Hugh Partridge, Conductor

Cathedral of St. Luke and St. Paul, Piccolo Spoleto in Charleston, South Carolina.

Rimsky Korsakov Scheherazade
PA Musicians approaching Fingals Cave in Scotland

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July 22, 2000: members of Triangle YouthPhilharmonic and Triangle Youth Symphony performed during trip to England.
Hugh Partridge,Conductor

Hull City Hall, Kingston upon Hull, England

Mendelssohn Fingal's Cave Overture

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November 20, 2000: Triangle Youth Orchestra's inaugural concert.
Andrew McAfee, TYO Conductor

Athens Drive High School in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Mahler Symphony no. 3, Finale

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November 18, 2001: First performance in the newly built Meymandi Concert Hall
Hugh Partridge, Conductor

Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Stravinsky Firebird Suite

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May 4, 2003: Performance with the Hungarian instrumnent, cimbalon.
Hugh Partridge, Conductor
Christopher Deane, Cimbalon

Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Kodaly Hary Janos Suite, Viennese Musical Clock

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January 18, 2004: Performed at the Youth Dream Concert honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Hugh Partridge, Conductor

Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Dvorak New World Symphony, Finale

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January 15, 2005: Performed for Governor Easley's Inaugaral Gala.
Hugh Partridge, Conductor
Vocalists from the North Carolina School of the Arts

Raleigh Convention Center, North Carolina.

Verdi Brindisi from the opera La Traviatta

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January 15, 2006: Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble's inaugural concert
John Brown, TYJE Director

Raleigh memorial Auditorium, North Carolina.

Cannonball Adderley Mercy, Mercy, Mercy

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May 4, 2008: Conducted by Grant Llewellyn
Grant Llewellyn, North Carolina Symphony Music Director

Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Vaughan Williams A London Symphony
Hugh Partridge conducts Telemann Opera

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February 8, 2009: Funded by the National Endowment for the Arts
Hugh Partridge, Conductor
with Raleigh Dance Theatre and Enloe High Chamber Choir

Athens Drive High in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Telemann Don Quixote at the Wedding of Comacho

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November 30. 2009: Inaugural concert by the Triangle Youth String Orchestra
Marta Partridge, TYSO Conductor

Cary High School in Cary, North Carolina.

Beethoven Symphony No.5, Finale

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December 9, 2010: First Holiday Concert. Played for the opening of the Children's Hospital at Wake Med
Hugh Partridge, Conductor

Wake Med in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Handel Messiah - Hallelujah Chorus
Dancers from International Ballet with TYP

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November 20, 2011: Performed with International Ballet Company
Hugh Partridge, Conductor

Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Tchaikovsky Nutcracker, Spanish Dance

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October 3, 2012: Performed at the ceremony when the Philharmonic Association received the Raleigh Medal of Arts
Hugh Partridge, Conductor

Fletcher Theatre in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Verdi March from Aida

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November 10, 2013: Triangle Youth Jazz Band's inaugural concert
Lisa Burn, TYJB Director

Cary Arts Center, North Carolina.

Arlen It's Only A Paper Moon

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November 23, 2014: Played in celebration of the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth
Hugh Partridge, Conductor

Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Nicolai Merry Wives of Windsor Overture

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May 7, 2016: Played by Silver Medalist, Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble, at Essentially Ellington Festival, Jazz at Lincoln Center
Gregg Gelb, TYJE Director

Jazz at Lincoln Cente, New York City, New York.

Handy St. Louis Blues

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May 21, 2017: Performed with Raleigh Dance Theatre
Hugh Partridge, Conductor

Jones Auditorium, Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Glazunov The Seasons, Bacchanal

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June 3, 2018: Best compositions played with alumni orchestra or alumni jazz ensemble
Hugh Partridge or Gregg Gelb, Conductor

Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary, North Carolina.

PA Musician Original Composition (or song of your choice)