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Interested in a Career in Music Education?

By |2021-03-24T01:53:10+00:00|4, News, Uncategorized|

If you're a middle school or high school student wondering whether a career might be a good fit, we have good news for you!  For the next few weeks, our Musician Intern Team will be interviewing individuals with different careers involving music, from commercial film scorers to scientific researchers. Articles about these interviews will be

TYJE Members Excel at Carolina Jazz Festival

By |2021-03-16T21:32:36+00:00|4, News, Uncategorized|

For many musicians, competitions can be extremely motivating.  Sometimes it may be the prizes that motivate our practice.  Other times, it might be the opportunity to showcase our work that pushes us to excel.  This year, in hopes of inspiring young jazz musicians to continue pursuing their talents despite the challenges posed by the pandemic,

United Strings of Color Spreads Holiday Cheer

By |2020-12-30T01:16:33+00:00|4, Uncategorized|

Last weekend, our United Strings of Color Quartet (Kennedy Mitchell and CT Thomas, violins, Sterling Elliott, viola; Lexi Etienne, cello) had the chance to spread some holiday cheer at the North Carolina Museum of Art.  On both Saturday, December 19th and Sunday, December 20th, the quartet put on two performances of their holiday program which

MBK-Wake Features United Strings of Color

By |2020-08-07T14:34:39+00:00|4, News, Uncategorized|

As part of My Brother’s Keeper Wake County initiative to build a collaborative community of organizations united by the goal of impacting the lives of Black, Latinx, and Native American youth, a directory of partners was established on their website. The Philharmonic Association became one of the first partners to register our profile at mbkwakeco.org

An Inspiring Young Musician

By |2020-07-16T16:19:14+00:00|4, News, Uncategorized|

It is always exciting for our organization to see our members standing out at their schools and within their communities for their leadership, collaborative ability, integrity, and excellence. Those are qualities we highly value and strive to develop within the Philharmonic Association community.  They are also qualities that perfectly describe Alexandra Etienne.  Lexi has played cello

TYJE’s Fundraising Project Successful!

By |2020-07-07T13:51:27+00:00|4, News|

The Philharmonic Association is excited to announce that the success of Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble’s project to raise support for financial aid! Within one day, the ensemble met their goal of raising $1,400. This money will provide select musicians with two private lessons in preparation for our auditions and will cover the $20 audition fee.

Three PA Students Tell Their Story

By |2020-06-28T21:11:45+00:00|4, News|

Recently, the Philharmonic Association had the honor of being represented by three of our students in the newsletter of My Brother's Keeper Wake (MBKWake).  This organization is part of the My Brother's Keeper Alliance that  focuses on building safe and supportive communities for boys and young men of color, where they feel valued and

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