PA Musician Selected for NGJO

By |2021-06-07T15:34:26+00:00|3, News, Uncategorized|

This is not the first time that Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble saxophonist Zebedee Jewell-Alibhai has earned a headline on our website, and something tells us that it won't be the last.  Whenever there's an opportunity to grow as a jazz musician, Zeb takes it, and being the hardworking student he is, success often follows. You

Chamber Music Concert at NCMA

By |2021-04-06T20:37:27+00:00|3, Season Events, Uncategorized|

Earlier this month, our United Strings of Color (Kennedy Mitchell and CT Thomas, violins, Sterling Elliott, viola; Lexi Etienne, cello) and the PA String Quartet (Kenny Zhang and Suenne Khoo violins, Emily Schmidt viola, Elizabeth Nam, cello) put on a delightful pop-up concert at the North Carolina Museum of Art along with musicians from NCCMI. 

An Easter Performance by USC

By |2021-04-03T14:17:27+00:00|3, News, Season Events|

When it comes to holidays, music plays a very important role as a form of rejoicing. This Easter weekend, the United Strings of Color will be featured in Elevation Baptist Church's Virtual Easter Celebration which can be viewed any time on Facebook by clicking this link. The quartet (Kennedy Mitchell and CT Thomas, violins, Sterling

PA Conductors at Central Region Jazz Clinic

By |2021-03-15T14:57:07+00:00|3, News, Uncategorized|

We invite conductors onto our staff based on their passion for music, valuable knowledge, and their teaching ability, so it is no surprise to find that Philharmonic Association conductors are asked to teach and perform outside of our organization as well.  For example, we were excited to hear that TYJO Director Lisa Burn and TYJB Director Kobie Watkins were

A Unique Year for the TYP Wind Quintet

By |2020-12-28T17:40:13+00:00|3, News, Uncategorized|

Technology fatigue is something almost everyone is familiar with at this point.  Many of the Philharmonic Association's young musicians and staff began the 2020-21 season exhausted with virtual rehearsals and ready to make creative adjustments in order to continue playing together.  The Triangle Youth Philharmonic Woodwind Quintet, for instance, decided to organize in-person and socially

NC Symphony Masterclass for Violinists

By |2020-10-05T17:07:44+00:00|3, News, Uncategorized|

If you're a violinist, listen up!  The North Carolina Symphony will be hosting a virtual masterclass for middle and high school violinists on Monday, October 19th at 4:00pm.  This workshop is part of their "Tune-Up!" Series and will feature NC Symphony violinists Emily Glover and Qi Cao.  Musicians will be divided by age group in

Highlights from First TYP Rehearsal

By |2020-11-21T01:12:21+00:00|3, News|

On Tuesday, September 8th, our Triangle Youth Philharmonic had their first rehearsal of the 2020-21 season.  As one would expect, rehearsals look a little different this fall.  Each of our full orchestras is divided up into smaller groups and each group is assigned a time slot for a socially distanced rehearsal at Apex Community Park.

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