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Zoom Meeting Addressing Diversity

By | 2020-06-24T15:56:53+00:00 |News|

The Philharmonic Association recently responded to the heartbreaking death of George Floyd with a statement posted on social media expressing our grief for those suffering from racism and our desire to continue expanding diversity within our membership and our audiences.   Our statement garnered a passionate response from our membership.  Several students expressed a strong desire

PA Students Win Gerry Mulligan Jazz Challenge

By | 2020-06-26T11:51:23+00:00 |News|

As a musician it is important to  challenge yourself musically. That's how you continue to grow as a musician. Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble saxophonists Zebedee Jewell-Alibhai and Adithya Sriram took this truth to heart and participated in the Gerry Mulligan Jazz Challenge. This challenge is held every year in honor of Gerry Mulligan's birthday as

Luke Henderson: A Truly Successful Musician

By | 2020-06-12T15:48:20+00:00 |News, Uncategorized|

During stressful time likes these, the Philharmonic Association is pleased to share some exciting news and words of inspiration with you.  We are thrilled to announce that past PA member Luke Henderson won the 47th Annual Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition as part of the Phillips Trio! Luke played violin in TYO for one year,

Elliott Gyll Wins Park Scholarship

By | 2020-06-24T15:57:06+00:00 |News, Uncategorized|

When TYP bassoonist Elliott Gyll applied for NC State University's Park Scholarship, he was was entered into a pool of around 2,200 students.  The Park Scholarship is a highly coveted award with full coverage of the cost of four years of tuition, room and board, school related fees, textbooks, supplies, and a new laptop.  Park

Musical Accomplishments Continue

By | 2020-05-20T16:49:20+00:00 |News, Uncategorized|

Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble member Sean Murdy has not let the quarantine stop him from pursuing his passion for jazz.  When TYJE Director, Dr. Gregg Gelb, emailed a link to TYJE's saxophone section informing them of a contest opportunity, Sean decided to participate.   The American Jazz Museum created the Charlie Parker Song Contest to give

Proud of Frances: Kenan Music Scholar!

By | 2020-06-12T18:59:47+00:00 |News|

To have not one, but two Philharmonic Association members receive UNC Chapel Hill's Kenan Music Scholarship this year brings immense joy to the staff of this organization.  It is our dream to see each of our musicians pursue their passions with excellence both before and after graduation--it is why we do what we do. Join

PA Member Selected as Kenan Music Scholar

By | 2020-06-12T18:57:06+00:00 |News|

There is nothing more rewarding to Philharmonic Association staff than seeing our members passionately pursue their musical interests both within this organization and beyond.  For this reason, we are incredibly proud of TYJE member Adithya Sriram for winning the Kenan Music Scholarship.  Adithya has participated in the Philharmonic Association for eight years, starting off as

Do You Know About Our Art Invitational?

This is a great opportunity for a student to get their picture on the cover of this year's program!

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