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.
The Artistic Director of the Philharmonic Association is accepting applications for the position of Triangle Youth Philharmonic. Please read the description and process by going to the link on the Job Openings page under "News" or to this link: TYP Conductor Opening.
There were fifty-one Philharmonic Association musicians who graduated this season. Combined, they have given 225 years of service with their music making. Enjoy seeing them and where they are headed next year on the 2017-18 Seniors page under the News heading.
This internship is a rare opportunity for high school students to have hands-on experience in the business and music world. In addition to work experience, students can earn volunteer hours and will receive the official designation of Philharmonic Association Musician Intern. While in the program, students will develop skills and responsibility crucial to succeeding in
Philharmonic Association alumnus, Adithya Muralidharan, is a finalist in The Kathleen Price and Joseph M. Bryan Youth Concerto Competition of the North Carolina Symphony. Adithya was a member of Philharmonic Association orchestras from 2007-2014, and continued his studies at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. He was selected as the second place