WYSO Philharmonic

Director: Morrie Brand

Wednesday Evenings 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. beginning January 30-May 8
Greensburg Garden and Civic Center, 951 Old Salem Road, Greensburg
Tuition: $220; second student $150
Repertoire: Rossini La Gaza Ladra Overture, Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 2-last movement

Auditions
January 23 beginning at 6:30 p.m. please email to reserve.
Positions available: Oboe II, Bassoon II, Horn II & III, Trombones, Tuba, Strings (all sections)
Please contact Ramona [email protected] to schedule an audition time.


Excerpts – Spring 2019

Violin I
Violin II
Viola
Cello
Bass
Oboe
Bassoon
Trombone
Tuba

WYSO Program Concert
May 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Seton Hill PAC

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 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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