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 Suzanne Morrison, General Manager.
 

Suzanne@GoldenIslesYouthOrchestra.org

(912) 996-5462

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Philharmonia Musicians 2021-2022

1st Violin           

Emily Hutchins

Emma Clarke

Yecenia Martinez-Santiago

Abby Sipe

2nd Violin

Taylor Buffington

Yoshika Ino

Jocelyn DeLaCruz-Ramirez

Maria Bravo

George Jamieson

Sophia Bravo

Landon Jackson

Viola

Ansley Franklin

Kylie Dallas

Keyla DeLaCruz-Ramirez

Tess Redden

Quinn Reep

Isabella Jamieson

Cello

Gwen Schaufelberger

Madison Morgan

Ivan Barr

Thomas Burdell

Isabelle Zantow

Bass

Shania Williams

Seth Collins

Jack Cheetham

Flute

Sarah Spence

Alex Kaercher

Taliyah Thomas

Oboe

Liam Nunn

Clarinet

Lily Kate Akins

Cindy Barrow

Kenzie Nunn

Lauren Hightower


Bassoon

OPEN

Saxophone

Cayden Williamson

Trumpet

OPEN

French Horn

Mico McGovern

Trombone

Evan Jimmerson

Euphonium

Sarah Kennedy

Tuba
MarQuavious Stanley

Percussion

Nathan Caldwell

Zach Whitesides

10.24..21

IMPORTANT INFORMATION for Our Musicians

SPRING CONCERT
Sunday, May 1, 2022 at 7 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.)

Payments may be made by check (payable to GIYO) or cash at rehearsal.

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 Suzanne Morrison, General Manager, at  Suzanne@GoldenIslesYouthOrchestra.org  .