Summer Philharmonic

Conducted by Morrie Brand, the group is open by invitation to all area musicians, including adults, area public/private school music teachers, alumni and current members of the WYSO Philharmonic. The group meets during the summer in the Seton Hill Performing Arts Center Rehearsal Room.

Summer 2017
Tuesdays, May 23- June 28, 2017 |  7 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.
Concert will be held June 27 at 8 p.m. – concert is free and open to the public

Summer 2017 Repertoire 

Rossini: Overture to Barber of Seville
Mahler: Symphony No 1 (lst  mvt)
Dvorak: Slavonic Dance in A Flat
Mancini: Henry Mancini Suite
Webber: Phantom of the Opera


2016 Concert Gallery

2016-2017 Season in Full Swing


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