Youth Orchestra to Join Forces with RI Philharmonic for VETS Concert, 11/13

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth SYMPHONY Orchestra (RIPYO) performs on stage with the RHODE ISLAND PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA in their annual Side-by-Side concert on Friday November 13 at 6:30pm at The VETS in Providence as part of the evening's AMICA RUSH HOUR program. The concert, conducted by Music Director Larry Rachleff, features the top-level RIPYO Symphony Orchestra, led by Youth Orchestra Director and Philharmonic Orchestra violinist Alexey Shabalin, performing Berlioz's "Hungarian March" from the Damnation of Faust. Also on the evening's program are LEONARD BERNSTEIN'S West Side Story: Symphonic Dances and DEBUSSY'S La Mer.

Tickets (starting at $15) are available at tickets.riphil.org or by calling the RI Philharmonic Box Office at 401.248.7000.

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RI PHILHARMONIC YOUTH ORCHESTRAS (RIPYO) Concert

DATE: November 13, 2015

TIME: 6:30PM

LOCATION: The VETS, Providence

TICKETS: Available through the Rhode Island Philharmonic Box Office at tickets.riphil.org or 401.248.7000 (M-F 9-4:30).

Visit musicschool.riphil.org for information on more Philharmonic Music School activities and performances.

ABOUT THE RHODE ISLAND PHILHARMONIC YOUTH ENSEMBLES

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Ensembles (RIPYO, RIPYWE & RIPYJAZZ) provides quality rehearsal and performance experience for talented young musicians from Rhode Island and nearby Connecticut and Massachusetts. Students range in age from elementary school through high school.

For more information or to schedule an audition visit musicschool.riphil.org or contact Youth Ensembles Coordinator Chelsea Anderson at 401.248.7038

ABOUT THE RHODE ISLAND PHILHARMONIC MUSIC SCHOOL

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School is the state's first and only community music school. The Music School encourages lifelong engagement with music through comprehensive music education and community partnership programs taught by orchestra members and other outstanding faculty. We prioritize artistry and education equally. Quality, access, diversity and collaboration are core values.

The Philharmonic Music School serves students of all ages and ability levels, and provides instruction in all kinds of music, from jazz and rock to classical and folk, through private lessons, chamber music classes, and large and small ensembles. More than 70 dedicated teachers comprise the faculty, many with degrees from some of the finest music schools in the world. The majority of Philharmonic Music School programs take place at the state-of-the-art Carter Center in East Providence. Completed in 2008, the Carter Center is the largest dedicated community music school facility in New England. We also offer lessons in welcoming, well-equipped environments at our East Greenwich Branch.



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