Moore Philharmonic Orchestra Announces Sixth Season
The Moore Philharmonic Orchestra announces its sixth concert season.
The first concert will be the annual holiday concert Sunday, Dec. 19, at the Carolina Hotel at Pinehurst Resort. The hotel is located at 80 Carolina Vista Drive in Pinehurst. The second concert will be in April at a venue to be determined. More details for both concerts will be announced at a later date.
The orchestra provides the opportunity for advancing students (eighth grade and above) to perform in a full orchestra setting alongside experienced adult musicians. Rehearsals will be every Thursday at Sandhills Community College from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. starting Sept. 9.
Open rehearsals will last through September for all who are interested in finding out more about being a member. Seating is available in all sections, including strings, flute, oboe, bassoon, clarinet, bass clarinet, French horn, trumpet, trombone and percussion. The Moore Philharmonic is an all-volunteer organization; no fees are required to participate. >High school and college students who qualify have the opportunity to earn course credits toward their education. >The orchestra works at perfecting and performing enjoyable yet challenging music.
In addition, the orchestra is looking for responsible adults who would like to help behind the scenes with record keeping, fundraising, setting up for concerts and other important tasks.
Since 2005, the orchestra has served the Sandhills community supporting music appreciation and education. It provides an outlet for approximately 50 volunteer musicians to perform varied programs of orchestral literature while expanding their musical experience. Members include adults and talented college, high school and middle school students. It is a nonprofit 501c(3) organization and relies entirely on individual and business contributions to cover operating and general expenses and to support a scholarship fund benefiting Moore County music students. The orchestra is a member of the Arts Council of Moore County and the Moore County Chamber of Commerce.
For more information, visit the Moore Philharmonic Orchestra website at www.mporchestra.com.
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