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Maya Martin Wins Sponsorship Challenge!

By | 2020-05-26T14:32:33+00:00 |3, News, Uncategorized|

The Philharmonic Association is excited to announce the winner of our Classics and Cuisine Sponsorship Challenge. If we were announcing our winner to a concert hall full of people the way we wish we were right now, we would ask for a huge round of applause our winner: Maya Martin! We are so impressed

Luke Henderson: A Truly Successful Musician

By | 2020-05-25T13:35:33+00:00 |4, News, Uncategorized|

During stressful time likes these, the Philharmonic Association is pleased to share some exciting news and words of inspiration with you.  We are thrilled to announce that past PA member Luke Henderson won the 47th Annual Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition as part of the Phillips Trio! Luke played violin in TYO for one year,

Elliott Gyll Wins Park Scholarship

By | 2020-05-14T14:40:48+00:00 |6, News, Uncategorized|

When TYP bassoonist Elliott Gyll applied for NC State University's Park Scholarship, he was was entered into a pool of around 2,200 students.  The Park Scholarship is a highly coveted award with full coverage of the cost of four years of tuition, room and board, school related fees, textbooks, supplies, and a new laptop.  Park

Spotlight on Our 2019-20 Seniors

By | 2020-04-29T14:51:22+00:00 |2, News, Uncategorized|

The Philharmonic Association would like to give the spotlight to our graduating seniors.  We have so many talented, ambitious seniors in our ensembles this year with great plans for the future, and we want to show them off! Visit our 2019-20 Seniors Page for a list of our seniors and their exciting college plans. We

Musical Accomplishments Continue

By | 2020-05-20T16:49:20+00:00 |News, Uncategorized|

Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble member Sean Murdy has not let the quarantine stop him from pursuing his passion for jazz.  When TYJE Director, Dr. Gregg Gelb, emailed a link to TYJE's saxophone section informing them of a contest opportunity, Sean decided to participate.   The American Jazz Museum created the Charlie Parker Song Contest to give

Proud of Frances: Kenan Music Scholar!

By | 2020-05-06T14:24:20+00:00 |5, News|

To have not one, but two Philharmonic Association members receive UNC Chapel Hill's Kenan Music Scholarship this year brings immense joy to the staff of this organization.  It is our dream to see each of our musicians pursue their passions with excellence both before and after graduation--it is why we do what we do. Join

PA Member Selected as Kenan Music Scholar

By | 2020-04-29T14:50:48+00:00 |6, News|

There is nothing more rewarding to Philharmonic Association staff than seeing our members passionately pursue their musical interests both within this organization and beyond.  For this reason, we are incredibly proud of TYJE member Adithya Sriram for winning the Kenan Music Scholarship.  Adithya has participated in the Philharmonic Association for eight years, starting off as

Proud of Triangle Youth Jazz Orchestra!

By | 2020-04-16T16:21:50+00:00 |News|

Both our Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble and Triangle Youth Jazz Orchestra participated in this year's Regional Essentially Ellington Festival at UNC Chapel Hill.  We are proud that both of our participating groups received awards at this competition.  The Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble won the award for Outstanding Overall Band  while our Triangle Youth Jazz Orchestra

Highlights from TYJE’s Spring Concert

By | 2020-04-16T14:09:17+00:00 |6, News|

The Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble recently performed their spring concert which was enjoyed by many.  Philharmonic Association member and intern, Mary Kolbas, shares what she enjoyed about the concert in her review of the event: "On March 7th, the Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble (TYJE) performed at Halle Cultural Arts Center of Apex. With their diverse

PA COVID-19 Response Plan

By | 2020-04-16T16:27:08+00:00 |1, News|

The Philharmonic Association has made the difficult decision to cancel all remaining events through May 15 including rehearsals, auditions and performances. We will continually assess PA activities in light of the COVID-19 situation, with guidance from local authorities. We hope to come up with an innovative way to present the spring concerts. In the meantime,

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