Save the Date: PA FUNd-Raiser!

By |2020-12-31T01:09:57+00:00|2, News, Uncategorized|

This year, the Philharmonic Association’s annual fundraiser will look a little different than previous years. In order to design an event that is both fun AND safe, our organization had to get creative. Now, it’s YOUR turn!! As a musician in the PA, you are invited to submit a video of an unedited musical performance

PA Musician Wins YoungArts Award 2021

By |2020-12-29T00:48:44+00:00|1, News, Uncategorized|

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

United Strings of Color Spreads Holiday Cheer

By |2020-12-30T01:16:33+00:00|4, Uncategorized|

Last weekend, our United Strings of Color Quartet (Kennedy Mitchell and CT Thomas, violins, Sterling Elliott, viola; Lexi Etienne, cello) had the chance to spread some holiday cheer at the North Carolina Museum of Art.  On both Saturday, December 19th and Sunday, December 20th, the quartet put on two performances of their holiday program which

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

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

TYP Woodwind Quintet Auditions

By |2020-12-14T19:41:32+00:00|Uncategorized|

Calling all flautists, oboists, and horn players of the Triangle Youth Philharmonic!  Auditions for this year's TYP Woodwind Quintet are taking place on September 14th, and we sincerely hope you consider auditioning.    As a Philharmonic Association chamber ensemble, the TYP Woodwind Quintet has had opportunities to perform at all sorts of venues for a

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

An Inspiring Young Musician

By |2020-07-16T16:19:14+00:00|4, News, Uncategorized|

It is always exciting for our organization to see our members standing out at their schools and within their communities for their leadership, collaborative ability, integrity, and excellence. Those are qualities we highly value and strive to develop within the Philharmonic Association community.  They are also qualities that perfectly describe Alexandra Etienne.  Lexi has played cello

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