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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 |2020-09-08T21:23:59+00:00|1, 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

Sarah Whitney: New Executive Director

By |2020-09-30T04:42:47+00:00|6, Uncategorized|

The Philharmonic Association Board of Directors is pleased announce the selection of Sarah Whitney as the next Executive Director of the Philharmonic Association following a national search. Sarah joins us with more than 15 years of experience working in the arts nonprofit sector. She brings a wonderful background in music to her new role, coupled

Luke Henderson: A Truly Successful Musician

By |2020-06-12T15:48:20+00:00|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 |2020-06-24T15:57:06+00:00|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

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

USC Provides Music for Important Event

By |2020-03-06T17:50:59+00:00|News, Uncategorized|

The United Strings of Color has been invited to perform for an important event.  On Saturday, February 2nd, the quartet will perform for Omega Psi Phi Fraternity's African America History Awareness Competition.  The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity has sponsored this annual event since 2000 making this the 18th annual competition.  This event serves to encourage

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