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Welcome New TYSO Assistant

By | 2019-10-18T13:18:38+00:00 |4, News|

After calling for applications and interviewing/auditioning three candidates, we are pleased to announce that the new Triangle Youth String Orchestra Assistant Conductor is Meaghan Clayton. Mrs. Clayton has a wealth of experience as a former Wake County Public School orchestra teacher and a passion for fostering a love of music in youngsters. She recently wrote

Jazz Lab is Back!

By | 2019-10-18T13:18:16+00:00 |2, News|

The Philharmonic Association is pleased that we are able to offer the Triangle Youth Jazz Lab again this season. Jazz Lab is an introduction to jazz style and improvisation. The group is meeting concurrently with our three auditioned groups, TYJE, TYJO and TYJB at NCSU, 1:30 - 3:30 pm on Sundays. The last part of

International Ballet with our Musicians

By | 2019-10-10T18:21:34+00:00 |News|

Rarely do young dancers or musicians get the chance to collaborate with one another. The Philharmonic Association and International Ballet Academy are all about creating this opportunity, and bringing the magic that happens to the public. The first week in August is the end of International Ballet's summer session, so students who have participated are

Discovery Quartet at Poe Elementary

By | 2019-07-18T13:49:06+00:00 |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 | 2019-06-01T19:23:47+00:00 |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