WYSO Philharmonia

September 10-November 19, 2022
Saturdays 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Otterbein Methodist Church
111 College Ave
Greensburg, PA

Concert Sunday, November 20 at 7 p.m. Seton Hill Performing Arts Center
Tuition: $150 per student, $100 for sibling

Fall Semester Repertoire

Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances – 1st Movement
Rimsky-Korsakov: Themes from Scheherazade 
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 2 – 4th Movement

Contact Morrie Brand for more information.

Area students are invited to sit in with the WYSO Philharmonia for a rehearsal early in the semester either September 17th or 24th. This is a great way to try out the orchestra! Reserve a spot by emailing Morrie Brand below:


Auditions: 
Please contact Ramona [email protected] to schedule an audition time.

Fall 2022 Excerpts

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

 

The Philharmonia gives students their first experience playing in a large ensemble that includes strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion. The young students learn to follow a conductor and have the chance to perform with other musicians in a friendly group setting.

String students should be comfortable in first and third positions, have a solid knowledge of note values, dynamics, key signatures, and be able to play major scales up to 3 sharps and flats. Members should be taking privates lessons. Winds and brass are encouraged to audition. For strings, an audition is optional, but doing so allows for better chair placement. At a minimum, we need a recommendation from the student’s private teacher or band director. String students need to be in the equivalent of Suzuki books III-IV.

 

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