WYSO Philharmonic

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. The strings students should be able to play the 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.


Auditions (encouraged but not required) on Wednesday, August 31 at 6:30 p.m. at the Greensburg Garden & Civic Center

Please email Ramona Coppage to audition.

Philharmonic’s first rehearsal will be held on September 7, 2022- November 16
Concert at Seton Hill Performing Arts Center on  November 20 at 7 p.m.

Fall semester repertoire includes Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2 – 1st movement

Audition Excerpts Spring 2022
Violin I
Violin II
Viola
Cello
Bass
Flute
Clarinet
Oboe
Trumpet
Horn
Bassoon

For more information please contact Morrie Brand at [email protected]

Tuition is $235 per student and $160 for siblings.

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