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Come sit side-by-side with members of The Philadelphia Orchestra at one of the popular PlayIN events being presented this season. Musicians of all ages across a range of abilities are invited to join the Fabulous Philadelphians onstage—Philly style!—in a shared music-making event that will excite and inspire.
Each PlayIN will be filmed and / or photographed to potentially be used for future promotion.
Please note: No PlayIN events are scheduled at this time. Check back to this page, where opportunities will be added when they become available.
The Philadelphia Orchestra's PlayINs are funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.
Saturday, August 8, at 11 AM
Thank you to all who participated in this at-home PlayIN event. Participants played "screen-by-screen" with our assistant principal cello, Yumi Kendall.
On May 1, International Tuba Day, Principal Tuba Carol Jantsch and the ensemble Tubular released three videos with unique arrangements by Carol herself. Tuba and euphonium players around the world were encouraged to submit videos of themselves playing along with the recording, for the chance to win a lesson with Carol.Repertoire
Here is the winning video, submitted by Nick Angiulo:
An honorable mention goes to the Temple University Euphonium and Tuba studio for their submission:
The Philadelphia Orchestra invites bass players of all ages and abilities to participate in an exciting community event. All bass players and audience members are welcome to join this fun experience, hosted by members of The Philadelphia Orchestra’s bass section and Kensho Watanabe.
Saturday, December 7, 2019, at 4 PM
Perelman TheaterThe Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts300 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia PA
Tchaikovsky Suite from The Nutcracker, Op. 71Mahler Second movement from Symphony No. 1 in D majorCopland “Hoe-Down,” from RodeoMusorgsky “Bydlo,” from Pictures from an ExhibitionHolst “Mars, the Bringer of War,” from The Planets, Op. 32Hague “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch”
Step onto Verizon Hall’s stage and sit side-by-side with members of The Philadelphia Orchestra and the Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal for an unforgettable string PlayIN. The event will be led by Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin and Conducting Fellow Lina Gonzalea-Granados on November 23, 2019.
Advanced and intermediate level string players (violin, viola, cello, and bass) of all ages are invited to join the musicians on stage in a shared music-making event that will excite and inspire.
Saturday, November 23, 2019, at 3 PM
Check-in time is 2:15 PMThe Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts300 S Broad Street, Philadelphia PA
Grieg Holberg Prelude*Bach Brandenburg no. 3, 1st mvmtMozart Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, 1st mvmtTchaikovsky Serenade, 3rd mvmt: ElegieHolst St. Paul Suite, Finale (Dargasson)
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