The Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble left for the Essentially Ellington Festival and Competition on May 8th. Their competition slot is Friday between 2:00 and 6:00 pm. TYJE is 6th out of 8 groups. You can cheer them on by watching the live stream from Jazz at Lincoln Center. Just go to this link. https://livestream.com/jazz
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,
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
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
For a stunning fourth year in a row, the Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble (TYJE) has the distinction of being among the 15 jazz big bands selected nationally to attend the 24th Annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival taking place at the Jazz at Lincoln Center home, Frederick P. Rose Hall, on
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
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.
One of our most critical volunteer positions is the Parent Coordinator for each ensemble. This person is the first line of communication between the conductors, administrators, and the members and parents in each group. As a parent of a musician in the group, they know what communications need to occur and are vital to a
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,
Join us at Sertoma Amphitheatre in Cary's Bond Park for a morning concert to hear the summer intensive groups. This free concert will be held at 11:00 am. Bring a cushion for added comfort in the amphitheatre.