Announcing the 2020-2021 Season
August 12, 2020
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.
Contact Morrie Brand for more information.
August 12, 2020
July 28, 2020
>Registration & Information The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra presents “Live on the Lawn” Friday evening July 31, 2020 beginning at 7:00 p.m. on the grounds of the Greensburg Garden and Civic Center. The event features the WSO String Quartet including violinists Samantha Nelson and Jennifer Dail, Sarah Ferrell, cello and Sasha Shapiro, viola. The event is free but a $10 donation… Read More
June 9, 2020
Photos: Left: Jo Ann Lightcap, Linda Assard, WSO Board Member and Sheila Caramella Right: Diane Nickoloff and Karen Kohut, co-chairpersons Each summer the WSO hosts the Hat Luncheon at the Greensburg Country Club. This year to keep everyone safe during the Covid-19 shutdown, the WSO announces a “Hats at Home” fundraiser. Co-chairpersons Karen Kohut and Diane Nickoloff invite you to… Read More