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Jazz in the Garden

By | 2019-05-01T21:19:21+00:00 |News|

Support the award winning Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble as they prepare to go to the finals in the Jazz at Lincoln Center Essentially Ellington High School Competition and Festival in May, 2019 by buying tickets to the Jazz in the Garden fundraiser on April 27 from 4:00-6:30 pm. Tickets available at Eventbrite. This beautiful outdoor

TYJE & TYJO Attend Regional Ellington Fest!

By | 2019-03-29T16:59:58+00:00 |News|

The Philharmonic Association is proud to announce that once again, the Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble and the Triangle Youth Jazz Orchestra will be performing at the Regional Essentially Ellington Festival. The purpose of this festival is to give high school jazz bands of all levels the experience of performing the music of the great composer

Fred Larsen is Named YoungArts Merit Winner!

By | 2019-03-15T15:50:22+00:00 |News|

The Philharmonic Association is proud to announce that our very own Fred Larsen was named a YoungArts Merit Winner for jazz trombone! Recipients of the YoungArts awards are chosen based on a blind adjudication process and represent the top 10% of applicants from all over the nation. As a Merit Winner, Fred will receive not

The Successful Holiday Ensembles Program

By | 2019-02-01T20:17:58+00:00 |News|

This is the first year that the Philharmonic Association has offered the Holiday Ensemble Program, but it definitely won't be the last year that the program is offered. This year, the program was open mostly to string instrument players from TYS and TYO with a few musicians participating from Sinfonia and the musician interns from

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