Philharmonia

Philharmonia, conducted by Maestro Jorge Peña, is an auditioned top orchestra for area musicians ages 12-21. This performing orchestra contains strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion.

  • The orchestra performs three concerts a year – Winter and Spring Concerts and the Fall Fundraising Recital.

  • This orchestra plays classical and pops music at Level 4 and up.

  • Students are expected to practice daily.

  • Students rehearse Mondays from 5:30-8:00PM during the school year.

  • Students are also expected to attend sectionals each semester and attend Orchestra Summer Camp in July.

  • Philharmonia Musician Criteria

AUDITIONS
 

  • All members re-audition each summer.

  • In January/February, we hold auditions for open slots.

  • Students will play two scales and then the audition excerpts.

  • Musicians will be asked to play two scales and excerpts from provided music.

  • Auditions for Summer Camp are held in May.

Audition excerpts, scales, and orchestra standards are in the link below:

AUDITION EXCERPTS

For further information about GIYO auditions please contact Lucie Tracy, Philharmonia Coordinator.

Lucie@GoldenIslesYouthOrchestra.org

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Philharmonia Musicians 2022-2023

1st Violin           

Taylor Buffington, Concertmaster

Sophia Bravo

Madelyn Martin

Yoshika Ino

Maria Bravo

2nd Violin

Landon Jackson

Gyorgi Knight

Jocelyn De La Cruz

George Jamieson

Saanvi Dasari

Isabel Settle

Viola

Tess Redden

Lily Roberts

Caleb Paradis

Heidi Martinez

Emily Lara-Ramirez

Isabella Jamieson

Cello

Ivan Barr

Jeremiah Arwood

Bass

Shania Williams

Joseph Hollingsworth

Flute

Holden Couturier

Alex Kaercher

Finn Dagen

Clarinet

Lily Kate Akins

Lauren Hightower

Trumpet             

Nick Okin

Cameron Hopper

Trombone          

Aiden Cromwell

Emmaline Griffith

French Horn      

Korie Watkins

Tuba

Marquavious Stanley

Percussion         

Nathan Caldwell

Quan Armstrong

Blake Aspinwell


11.7.22

IMPORTANT INFORMATION for Our Musicians

WINTER CONCERT
Sunday, December 11, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. at Glynn Academy Auditorium

REHEARSALS
are in Glynn Academy Band Room

1000 Mansfield Street

Brunswick, Ga 31522

Rehearsals are 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.
unless otherwise noted
 

Arrive 15-30 minutes early
to allow time to warm up.
 

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PAYING MUSICIAN FEES

Philharmonia Musician Fees are $65 for the season (fall & spring) and $35 for mid-term auditions (spring only.)
 

To make payments online use this link: "Donations/Pay Fees"

Cash or check payments may be made at rehearsal. Make check payable to GIYO.

No musician will be denied a place due to the inability to pay the fee. Please contact the orchestra general manager for a waiver.

​For further information about Philharmonia
please contact Lucie Tracy,

Philharmonia Coordinator.

Lucie@GoldenIslesYouthOrchestra.org