My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for Philharmonic Association Inc, Raleigh, NC, USA
The Philharmonic Association is where talented and motivated young players in the Raleigh area get orchestral training and I have enjoyed watching and listening as the musicians work their way up through the different level orchestras and often go on to pursue music. The Philharmonic has worked to create a partnership with the North Carolina Symphony, and the young orchestras often work on repertoire which they hear the North Carolina Symphony perform - a great idea pedagogically as well as a wonderful way to get young people excited about not only playing music but listening to music. I enjoy the Honors recitals, concerto opportunities and occasional chamber music the PA provides for its students.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
I have, and have had students who have thrived in the TYS and TYP environment.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Raleigh needs one central location where kids can gain training in music theory and chamber music and orchestra. In big cities this kind of thing exists in pre-colleges connected to conservatories. I know the Philharmonic Association has dreams of owning their own building. It is my dream for our community and for the future of PA as well.