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Executive Director Margaret Partridge Retires

By | 2020-07-07T13:51:04+00:00 |1, News|

Dear PA Families and Staff,  We would like to share the following information with you regarding the Executive Director transition for the Philharmonic Association.  Margaret Partridge, the PA’s long-time Executive Director, is stepping down after having served in that role for 15 years. Margaret has worked with the PA for 30 years, first as a

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.

TYJE Project to Support Financial Aid

By | 2020-06-28T21:21:07+00:00 |1, News|

The members of the Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble are passionate about jazz and wish the wonderful experience they have in the Philharmonic Association to be more widely known and shared. In a recent discussion about diversity and social justice, TYJE members expressed the desire to raise funds for musicians who don’t have the advantages they

Accepting Applications for Intern Program!

By | 2020-07-09T20:45:29+00:00 |5, News|

The Philharmonic Association is currently accepting applications for our 2020-21 Musician Intern Program!  If you are an eleventh or twelfth grader planning to audition for one of our orchestras or jazz bands in the fall, this program is for you.    As a member of our Musician Intern Program, you will have the opportunity to

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

Recap of Meeting to Address Diversity

By | 2020-06-28T21:10:43+00:00 |News|

The Philharmonic Association recently responded to the heartbreaking death of George Floyd with a statement posted on social media expressing our grief for those suffering from racism and our desire to continue expanding diversity within our membership and our audiences.   Our statement garnered a passionate response from some of our membership.  Several students expressed a

Zoom Meeting Addressing Diversity

By | 2020-06-24T15:56:53+00:00 |News|

The Philharmonic Association recently responded to the heartbreaking death of George Floyd with a statement posted on social media expressing our grief for those suffering from racism and our desire to continue expanding diversity within our membership and our audiences.   Our statement garnered a passionate response from our membership.  Several students expressed a strong desire

PA Students Win Gerry Mulligan Jazz Challenge

By | 2020-06-26T11:51:23+00:00 |News|

As a musician it is important to  challenge yourself musically. That's how you continue to grow as a musician. Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble saxophonists Zebedee Jewell-Alibhai and Adithya Sriram took this truth to heart and participated in the Gerry Mulligan Jazz Challenge. This challenge is held every year in honor of Gerry Mulligan's birthday as

Do You Know About Our Art Invitational?

This is a great opportunity for a student to get their picture on the cover of this year's program!

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