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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

Proud of Triangle Youth Jazz Orchestra!

By |2020-04-16T16:21:50+00:00|News|

Both our Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble and Triangle Youth Jazz Orchestra participated in this year's Regional Essentially Ellington Festival at UNC Chapel Hill.  We are proud that both of our participating groups received awards at this competition.  The Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble won the award for Outstanding Overall Band  while our Triangle Youth Jazz Orchestra

Highlights from TYJE’s Spring Concert

By |2020-06-12T18:57:23+00:00|News|

The Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble recently performed their spring concert which was enjoyed by many.  Philharmonic Association member and intern, Mary Kolbas, shares what she enjoyed about the concert in her review of the event: "On March 7th, the Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble (TYJE) performed at Halle Cultural Arts Center of Apex. With their diverse

USC Provides Music for Important Event

By |2020-03-06T17:50:59+00:00|News, Uncategorized|

The United Strings of Color has been invited to perform for an important event.  On Saturday, February 2nd, the quartet will perform for Omega Psi Phi Fraternity's African America History Awareness Competition.  The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity has sponsored this annual event since 2000 making this the 18th annual competition.  This event serves to encourage

Classics and Cuisine: More Than Successful

By |2020-03-06T17:50:49+00:00|News|

To say that this year’s Classics and Cuisine fundraiser was a success seems an understatement.  The word “successful” does not fully capture the beauty of hundreds of individuals—musicians, friends and family, staff, and volunteers—working together to support the mission of the Philharmonic Association.    A total of 177 of our youth musicians performed during Classics

Stand Out by Auditioning for Honors Recital

By |2020-03-16T15:52:59+00:00|News|

It is time to sign up to audition for the Triangle Youth Orchestra and Triangle Youth Symphony's joint Honors Recital!  This annual recital features outstanding musicians from TYO and TYS performing the piece of their choice. The auditions, scheduled to take place on Sunday, March 22nd, will hopefully be rescheduled, and the recital itself will

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