Summer Philharmonic

Directed by Morrie Brand
The Summer Chamber Orchestra is open by invitation to area music teachers, WYSO alum, current WYSO members, and other area musicians.

2022 Repertoire:
Brahms: Academic Festival Overture
Brand: Concerto for Flute and Chamber Orchestra
Mahler: Symphony No. 1
Borodin: Polovtsian Dances
Bernstein: Music from West Side Story

Questions? Contact Morrie Brand [email protected]


An educational offering of the WSO’s Academy of Music, the Summer Philharmonic provides an orchestral playing experience for area musicians. It includes many area music teachers, youth orchestra members, and alumni, and other adults. The orchestra meets for five rehearsals and presents this short concert to share the fruits of its efforts with family and friends.

Watch the 2020 Concert

Summer Strings featuring members of the Summer Philharmonic and WYSO Philharmonic presented a virtual concert:


August 11, 2020 

Concert Program 

Conducted by Morrie Brand, Academy of Music Director

Grieg: Prelude from Holberg Suite

Mendelssohn: Allegro vivace from String Sinfonia No. 5

Dvorak: Serenade for Strings – 1st Movement

Bernstein: West Side Story Medley

Morrie Brand: Essay for Strings (1985) Moderato – Adagio – Presto

 

 

 

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