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PA Musician Wins YoungArts Award 2021

By |2021-01-20T21:37:08+00:00|6, News|

At the Philharmonic Association, we look forward to celebrating our musicians' successes.  We are excited to announce a particularly impressive accomplishment made by one of our saxophonists in TYJE, Zebedee Jewell-Alibhai, who has been selected for the 2021 YoungArts Award!  As the winner of this award, Zebedee is recognized by the National YoungArts Foundation as one of “659 of the

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

United Strings of Color at NCMA

By |2020-12-18T18:37:54+00:00|1, News|

This coming weekend (12/19 and 12/20), our United Strings of Color Quartet will be performing for the North Carolina Museum of Art. On Saturday and Sunday from 1:15pm-1:45pm and from 2:15pm-2:45pm both days, the quartet will be performing a wonderful selection of festive favorites for museum guests. On Saturday, their performance will be located in

Art Invitational Winners 2020

By |2020-12-29T19:28:48+00:00|5, News, Uncategorized|

The Philharmonic Association is excited to officially announce the winners of our 2020 art invitational! Every year, we invite local high school students to submit artwork to be considered for our program cover.  Students are asked to submit artwork inspired in some way by classical or jazz music.  The art of the first place winner

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

PA Members Raise Money for Diversity Fund

By |2020-12-14T13:53:16+00:00|5, News|

Raising $275 dollars from one spontaneous afternoon gig is no common occurrence, but that’s exactly what a combo of our TYJE musicians did this past weekend! The six musicians in the combo, self-named “The 6-footers,” played for Carillion Forest Community Live Jazz at 4pm last Saturday, September 26, and received an inspiring total of $275

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.

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

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