If you are feeling a little bit down about current times and want some jazz music to suit your mood, we have the perfect song for you: Arthur Kent and Sylvia Dee's "The End of the World." It may not be a happy song, but that's the great thing about music--it helps us experience all
On Tuesday, September 8th, our Triangle Youth Philharmonic had their first rehearsal of the 2020-21 season. As one would expect, rehearsals look a little different this fall. Each of our full orchestras is divided up into smaller groups and each group is assigned a time slot for a socially distanced rehearsal at Apex Community Park.
Calling all flautists, oboists, and horn players of the Triangle Youth Philharmonic! Auditions for this year's TYP Woodwind Quintet are taking place on September 14th, and we sincerely hope you consider auditioning. As a Philharmonic Association chamber ensemble, the TYP Woodwind Quintet has had opportunities to perform at all sorts of venues for a
As part of My Brother’s Keeper Wake County initiative to build a collaborative community of organizations united by the goal of impacting the lives of Black, Latinx, and Native American youth, a directory of partners was established on their website. The Philharmonic Association became one of the first partners to register our profile at mbkwakeco.org
I am excited to introduce myself as the new Executive Director of the Philharmonic Association! COVID-19 presents obvious new and unique challenges to this role, and I pledge to be as creative, communicative, and open to suggestions as I possibly can be for all of our constituents. Most importantly, the Philharmonic Association will move forward
It is always exciting for our organization to see our members standing out at their schools and within their communities for their leadership, collaborative ability, integrity, and excellence. Those are qualities we highly value and strive to develop within the Philharmonic Association community. They are also qualities that perfectly describe Alexandra Etienne. Lexi has played cello
The Philharmonic Association Board of Directors is pleased announce the selection of Sarah Whitney as the next Executive Director of the Philharmonic Association following a national search. Sarah joins us with more than 15 years of experience working in the arts nonprofit sector. She brings a wonderful background in music to her new role, coupled
Dear PA Families and Staff, We would like to share the following information with you regarding the Executive Director transition for the Philharmonic Association. Margaret Partridge, the PA’s long-time Executive Director, is stepping down after having served in that role for 15 years. Margaret has worked with the PA for 30 years, first as a
The Philharmonic Association is excited to announce that the success of Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble’s project to raise support for financial aid! Within one day, the ensemble met their goal of raising $1,400. This money will provide select musicians with two private lessons in preparation for our auditions and will cover the $20 audition fee.
The members of the Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble are passionate about jazz and wish the wonderful experience they have in the Philharmonic Association to be more widely known and shared. In a recent discussion about diversity and social justice, TYJE members expressed the desire to raise funds for musicians who don’t have the advantages they