Paul Smith News

Date of Birth: February 05, 1939 (77)
Birth Place: Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Gender: Male
Two Ensemble Programs of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra to Perform in Free ConcertTwo Ensemble Programs of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra to Perform in Free Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Two ensemble programs of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO) organization are performing in a free concert on Saturday, January 21 at 3 p.m. at the Temple Performing Arts Center, located at 1837 N. Broad Street in Philadelphia. The two ensembles are Tune Up Philly (TUP) and The Philadelphia Young Musicians Orchestra (PYMO). (more...)

Philadelphia Youth Orchestra's Associate Concertmaster Receives Big Arts Sanibel Classical Music ScholarshipPhiladelphia Youth Orchestra's Associate Concertmaster Receives Big Arts Sanibel Classical Music Scholarship
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Associate Concertmaster Stephanie van Duijn received a $7,500 BIG ARTS SANIBEL CLASSICAL MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP this winter to support the continuation of her violin studies. The 17-year-old student who lives in Philadelphia, PA and Fort Myers, Florida, is a junior in a home school education program. (more...)

Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Will Be Broadcast on WRTI This MonthPhiladelphia Youth Orchestra Will Be Broadcast on WRTI This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Louis Scaglione, President and Music Director of Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO), has announced the PYO Concert broadcast on WRTI 90.1 on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 4 p.m. (more...)

Ten Students From Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Named To All Star Music ProgramTen Students From Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Named To All Star Music Program
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Being named to The School District of Philadelphia's All-City Music Program is a great honor, and this year 10 members of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO) have competed and have received honors in the All-City Concerto Competition. ? ? (more...)

Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Receives William Penn Foundation Grant to Support Tune Up PhillyPhiladelphia Youth Orchestra Receives William Penn Foundation Grant to Support Tune Up Philly
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Louis Scaglione, President and Music Director of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO), has announced that the PYO organization is the recipient of its first grant from the William Penn Foundation. The two-year grant of $82,500 will support expansion of Tune Up Philly (TUP), now in its seventh season. (more...)

Ice Skating Rink Returns at Brookfield Place with Olympians Melissa Gregory and Denis PetukhovIce Skating Rink Returns at Brookfield Place with Olympians Melissa Gregory and Denis Petukhov
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

The Rink at Brookfield Place With Gregory & Petukhov presents The Magic of Beauty Holiday Ice Show. The show is directed and created by and will feature the skating of six-time US National medalists & United States Olympians Melissa Gregory and Denis Petukhov. (more...)

Photo Flash: Whiting Directs Workshop of New Musical IN THE LIGHTPhoto Flash: Whiting Directs Workshop of New Musical IN THE LIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Jeff Whiting directs a developmental workshop of IN THE LIGHT, the story of Johann Faustus fleeing from the Holy Inquisition (more...)

Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Students Win Performing Arts Scholarship CompetitionPhiladelphia Youth Orchestra Students Win Performing Arts Scholarship Competition
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Louis Scaglione, President and Music Director of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO) organization, is proud to announce that three of their students have been named scholarship recipients of the 7TH ANNUAL PERFORMING ARTS SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION Presented by the Rotary Club of Pottstown, PA. (more...)

Jeff Whiting Directs Michael Mott's IN THE LIGHT Musical Workshop This WeekJeff Whiting Directs Michael Mott's IN THE LIGHT Musical Workshop This Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Jeff Whiting (Bullets Over Broadway) directs and choreographs a workshop of IN THE LIGHT, a new musical by Michael Mott (Mob Wife), Nathan Wright (Peninsula) and Justin Silvestri in a four-week developmental workshop presentation on December 8th and 9th. (more...)

Atlanta Botanical Garden's Dr. Jennifer Cruse-Sanders Honored for Contributions to Plant ConservationAtlanta Botanical Garden's Dr. Jennifer Cruse-Sanders Honored for Contributions to Plant Conservation
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Dr. Jennifer Cruse-Sanders, Vice President for Science and Conservation at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, was honored Tuesday with an international award for her contributions to plant conservation. (more...)

Philadelphia Young Artists Orchestra Presents 2016-2017 Season Opening ConcertPhiladelphia Young Artists Orchestra Presents 2016-2017 Season Opening Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The musically gifted students (age 12 to 18) of the Philadelphia Young Artists Orchestra (PYAO) will perform their first concert of the 2016-2017 season on Sunday, December 18, 2016, at 3 p.m. (more...)

Center City Holiday Concert Presents Bravo Brass's RUSSIAN CHRISTMAS, 12/17Center City Holiday Concert Presents Bravo Brass's RUSSIAN CHRISTMAS, 12/17
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra presents a "Russian Christmas" with the student brass players of the BRAVO BRASS ensemble. This annual holiday concert takes place on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at The Church of the Holy Trinity located at 1904 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA. Conducted by Paul Bryan, the Director of Bravo Brass who is the Dean of Faculty and Students of the Curtis Institute of Music, Bravo Brass is the all-brass ensemble of the highly regarded Philadelphia Youth Orchestra-one of the few ensembles of its type in the country. (more...)

Cabaret on the Hudson Series Comes to Irvington Town Hall Theater in DecemberCabaret on the Hudson Series Comes to Irvington Town Hall Theater in December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The performance will be held on Sunday, December 11 at 3pm. Cabaret on the Hudson is a series that features three outstanding cabaret performers or small groups, each bringing a 25 minute sampling of their New York City cabaret shows to Westchester, NY. Many of the performers are Broadway veterans and have performed in New York City venues such as 54 BELOW, the Oak Room at the Algonquin, Birdland, Feinstein's at Loews Regency, Iridium, the Metropolitan Room and Jazz at Lincoln Center to name a few. Cabaret on the Hudson will be hosted by multi-nominated Cabaret singer and host of the Music at the Mansion series, Corinna Sowers Adler and will feature Matt Baker on piano.   (more...)

TWAS THE NIGHT at the Long Island Theatre CollectiveTWAS THE NIGHT at the Long Island Theatre Collective
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Ian Sullivan, Artistic Director of The Long Island Theatre Collective is very excited about their 2016-2017 season: "We are proud to present two world premier pieces from excellent young playwrights and a modern American classic written by one of our countries most prolific voices...they feature distinctly American voices and American stories and are incredibly relevant." (more...)

Humor Mill Orlando Presents Third Annual Holiday Revue CHAIN LETTERS TO SANTA in DecemberHumor Mill Orlando Presents Third Annual Holiday Revue CHAIN LETTERS TO SANTA in December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2016

HE HUMOR MILL ORLANDO, CENTRAL FLORIDA'S PREMIER SKETCH COMEDY TROUPE, PRESENTS ITS 3RD ANNUAL HOLIDAY ORIGINAL REVUE, CHAIN LETTERS TO SANTA , WITH SKETCH COMEDY AND MUSICAL PARODIES IN THE STYLE OF THE SECOND CITY AND SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE. JOIN US FOR A HILARIOUS EVENING POKING FUN AT THIS FESTIVE TIME OF YEAR, INCLUDING A VISIT FROM SANTA AND TWEAK THE ELF! (more...)

Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Presents RUSSIAN CHRISTMASPhiladelphia Youth Orchestra Presents RUSSIAN CHRISTMAS
by Molly Tracy - Nov 17, 2016

The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra presents a "Russian Christmas" with the student brass players of the BRAVO BRASS ensemble. This annual holiday concert takes place on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at The Church of the Holy Trinity located at 1904 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA. (more...)

Philadelphia Young Artists Orchestra to Launch 2016-17 Season Next MonthPhiladelphia Young Artists Orchestra to Launch 2016-17 Season Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

The musically gifted students (age 12 to 18) of the Philadelphia Young Artists Orchestra (PYAO) will perform their first concert of the 2016-2017 season on Sunday, December 18, 2016, at 3 p.m. (more...)

Timothy Haskell Presents Christmas Display Explosion with NORTHERN POLE TERRITORY: A Santastical Bit of Holiday NonsenseTimothy Haskell Presents Christmas Display Explosion with NORTHERN POLE TERRITORY: A Santastical Bit of Holiday Nonsense
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Department store Santa Claus's across New York are shaking in their black boots as Psycho Clan, the artistic team behind New York's iconic Nightmare Haunted House & Full Bunny Contact Extreme Egg Hunt announces the return of Santastical for a second year. (more...)

Dengue Fever Confirm Spring 2017 North American Tour With Likeminded Global Pioneers TinariwenDengue Fever Confirm Spring 2017 North American Tour With Likeminded Global Pioneers Tinariwen
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Los Angeles based Cambodian and American rock band DENGUE FEVER, today confirmed a month long tour in Spring 2017 with Grammy Award-winning group of Tuareg musicians Tinariwen plus headlining dates beginning on March 30 at the Belly Up in San Diego. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at RUMPY PUMPYPhoto Flash: First Look at RUMPY PUMPY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

British musical "Rumpy Pumpy!" is the remarkable true story of two genteel ladies from the Hampshire Women's Institute who campaign for better conditions for Working Girls  (more...)

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