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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

Philharmonia 2023
Philharmonia Musicians 2023-2024

1st Violin           

Gyorgi Knight
Ben Flores
George Jamieson
Sophia Bravo
Jocelyn De La Cruz-Ramirez
Maria Bravo

2nd Violin

Landon Jackson 
Yoshika Ino
Vincent Coppola
Isabel Settle
Zadek Hollingsworth 
Saanvi Dasari
Madelyn Martin 
Sophia Hamel
Daisy R
uiz

Viola

Tess Redden

Caleb Paradis

Emily Lara-Ramirez

Becca Hazlett

Cello

Sherri Rook
Jeremiah Arwood
Tirzah Hollingsworth

Double Bass

Joseph Hollingsworth

Flute

Holden Couturier
Joshua Marshall
Finn Dagen

Clarinet

Lauren Hightower
Myah MacBride

Saxophone

Evan Graham
Amelia McLean
Kyle Harding
Mason Prescott
Nehemiah Pinkney

Trumpet             

Korie Watkins
Mason Theodore Still

Trombone          

Colin Swingler
Jacob Raimondo

Tuba

Robert Luke Greenfield

Percussion         

Quan Armstrong


10.19.23

IMPORTANT INFORMATION for Our Musicians

WINTER CONCERT
Sunday, December 10, 2023 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

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