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Discovery Quartet at Poe Elementary

By | 2019-05-13T20:46:15+00:00 |4, News|

At the beginning of this spring semester, four musicians from various PA ensembles united and formed the Philharmonic Association Discovery Quartet.  The goal of this chamber ensemble was to put together an educational program that could be performed at elementary and middle schools.  The four musicians in the ensemble--Amanda Johnson (violin, Sinfonia), Oliver Walters-Clift (violin,

Sinfonia Performs at Morehead School

By | 2019-05-13T20:46:43+00:00 |5, News, Season Events|

Under the direction of Luanne Roth, the Triangle Youth String Sinfonia will be bringing their spring concert to the students at the Governor Morehead School for the Blind. This annual concert has become a favorite with Sinfonia, who enjoy sharing their instruments and music with the students. The free concert will occur on Thursday, May

TYJB Collaborates with NCSU Jazz Ensemble

By | 2019-05-01T21:19:42+00:00 |Season Events|

The Triangle Youth Jazz Band will be opening the concert at Stewart Theatre, NC State University on Thursday, April 25th at 7:00 pm. It is exciting for our young musicians to be featured on a concert with their college-aged peers. Kobie Watkins, Director of TYJB, looks forward to this concert as it is an opportunity

Watkins Grouptet CD Release October 26

By | 2018-11-14T15:57:32+00:00 |News|

Support TYJB conductor, Kobie Watkins, at the Durham debut of his Grouptet’s new album Movement on October 26, at the Durham Fruit Company, 305 S Dillard St, Durham, NC 27701.The Grouptet members are Kobie Watkins (Durham, North Carolina), Justin Nielsen (Boise Idaho), Ryan Nielsen (Salt Lake City, Utah), Jonathan Armstrong (Pocatello, Idaho), and Aaron Miller

Meet the New TYSO Conductor

By | 2018-11-14T16:01:06+00:00 |News|

We are pleased to welcome Myriah Luke, who is also a Philharmonic Association alumna, as the new conductor of the Triangle Youth String Orchestra. Myriah is a second year orchestra teacher in Wake County and very passionate about strings! Watch this video to meet Myriah and learn about TYSO.

Video of PA Musicians with Black Violin

By | 2018-11-21T16:40:32+00:00 |News|

Enjoy this performance of Shaker on August 18 at Booth Ampitheatre. Black Violin is composed of classically trained violist and violinist Wil B. And Kev Marcus, who combine their classical training and hip-hop influences to create a distinctive multi-genre sound that is often described as “classical boom.” To highlight Black Violin’s dedication to accessible music education,