The Philharmonic Association chamber ensembles are again partnering with the Wake County Library System in a Music in the Libraries series. Regional libraries are hosting our four chamber ensembles, the Philharmonic Association String Quartet (Trio), the Triangle Youth Philharmonic Woodwind Quintet (Trio), the Discovery Quartet and the United Strings of Color . The ensembles’ programs are varied and educational for young and old alike.
Sunday April 14, 3:00 pm, Eva Perry Library Philharmonic Association String Trio perform a varies repertoire of chamber music for strings.
Sunday, April 28, 3:00 pm, North Regional Library the Triangle Youth Philharmonic Woodwind Trio in an educational program in which they talk about their instruments and different elements of music.
Saturday, May 11, 3:00 pm, West Regional Library, The Philharmonic Association String Quartet will offer a selection of classical pieces to demonstrate the string family and answer questions about music and their instruments.
Saturday, May 18, 3:00 pm, Northeast Regional Library, the United Strings of Color will be premiering their program exploring female composers and the reasons they are not as well known. The program also features works by African American composers. There are likely pieces on the ensemble’s program that many have never heard before and will certainly enjoy.
Sunday, May 19, 3:00 pm, Southeast Regional Library the Triangle Youth Philharmonic Woodwind Quintet will explain elements of music through woodwind quintet chamber music.
Friday, May 31, 4:30pm, East Regional Library, the Philharmonic Association Discovery Quartet will be playing an interactive program which seeks to answer the question, “What exactly is music?” Throughout the month of May, the quartet will be performing this program at local schools, but this library performance is the only opportunity the public has to watch it.
The Philharmonic Association is beyond grateful for this partnership with Wake County Libraries. Thanks to the support of the Wake County Libraries, our chamber ensembles will have the opportunity to educate and inspire a great number of people with their music.