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Gregg Gelb Awarded Medal of Arts!

By | 2019-01-03T16:50:21+00:00 |News|

Congratulations to the Philharmonic Association's very own own Gregg Gelb for being awarded the 2018 Raleigh Medal of Arts!   The City of Raleigh Arts Commission selected six individuals and two organizations to receive the 2018 Raleigh Medal of Arts, the City's highest arts honor.   The Raleigh Medal of Arts is awarded for extraordinary achievement in

Congratulations for Making All National Symphony Orchestra!

By | 2019-02-22T21:09:46+00:00 |News|

Four of the Philharmonic Association's talented musicians recently made an impressive accomplishment.  Jeff Yi, Jaewon Jung, Esther Zhu, and Stephen Chang were all chosen to play in this year's National Association for Music Education All- National Symphony Orchestra.  The 122 member All- National Symphony Orchestra is made up of the most talented high school musicians

Serving and Learning: PA Internship Program

By | 2019-04-09T00:52:16+00:00 |News|

The new Musician Intern Program has been up and running for a few months now.   All ten musician interns have been busy serving the PA and learning about what goes on behind the scenes of this organization. Once a month, all interns meet to review progress, plan, and work on projects.  Much work is done

Warming Hearts This Holiday Season

By | 2019-01-03T16:49:29+00:00 |News|

For the first time, TYO, TYS, and Sinfonia musicians have the opportunity to participate in the Holiday Ensembles Project, and perform in small ensembles throughout the community. Many PA musicians enthusiastically signed up to participate in this project.  Rehearsals will begin the last week of November and currently, almost every weekend in December is fully scheduled with

Masterclass with Alumni Philip Norris

By | 2019-02-22T21:19:18+00:00 |News|

Recently, a very special guest taught a masterclass to the musicians of the Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble.  That special guest was alumni Philip Norris, a current student at the Julliard School and a highly acclaimed string bass player.  Norris was a member of multiple Philharmonic Association ensembles for many years as both a bass guitar

Welcome David Glover as the New TYP Conductor

By | 2019-02-01T20:19:34+00:00 |News|

Welcome the new Triangle Youth Philharmonic Conductor, David Glover! He will be making his first appearance on the TYP Concert, Nov 18, will make a cameo appearance on the Holiday Concert, December 17, and will have the full reins on the May 5th, 2019 concert. David is known to North Carolina audiences as the former

Watkins Grouptet CD Release October 26

By | 2018-11-14T15:57:32+00:00 |News|

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