WYSO Philharmonic

Please contact Ramona [email protected] to schedule an audition time. Download a Flyer


2017 Excerpts
Violin I
Violin II
Viola
Cello
Bass
Flute
Oboe 
Clarinet
Bassoon
Horn
Trumpet
Trombone
Tuba

Director: Morrie Brand

Wednesdays 6:30 – 8:45 p.m.
August 30-November 15
Greensburg Garden and Civic Center, 951 Old Salem Road, Greensburg
Concert: November 19 at 7:30 p.m. | Seton Hill Performing Arts Center

The Philharmonic consists of auditioned high school musicians, who rehearse on Wednesday evenings and perform concerts each fall and spring. String students should be comfortable in first through fifth positions, have a solid knowledge of note values, dynamics, key signatures, off-the-string playing, and be able to play major scales up to 4 sharps and flats. An audition is necessary and private lessons are required. Equivalent of Suzuki book V and up.The Philharmonic also provides a Concerto Competition for members to compete to perform a concerto with the orchestra. The competition is held every January, with a spring semester performance. A WYSO Solo and Ensemble Night is offered each May, featuring individuals and small ensembles from the Philharmonic.

Contact Morrie Brand for more information.

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One Book, One Community

Read a great book and receive discounted tickets! WSO teamed up Westmoreland County Federated Library System to enhance the music experience with a Fall/Winter One Book One Community program.  Community members are invited to read Willa Cather’s My Antonia and join a book discussion. Participants will have the opportunity to buy discounted tickets to the WSO’s concert Musical Landscapes on March 17,… Read More

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Help those in need in our community this Fall! The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra will be collecting non-perishable items to benefit the Westmoreland County Food Bank. You are invited to drop off items at the symphony offices (951 Old Salem Road, Greensburg) and the night of the October 21 concert at the Palace Theatre. The Westmoreland County Food Bank serves as many… Read More

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So it’s been a few months since taking the shiny new instrument out of its case but after the initial excitement of playing has worn off your child doesn’t want to practice. Every day you are asking, begging and pleading with them to practice before their next lesson. What is a parent to do? We talked to a lifelong musician… Read More

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