Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School Chamber and Jazz 2017 Recitals

SATURDAY, JANUARY 28 at 5:30pm
YOUTH CHAMBER ENSEMBLES

            The Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Chamber Groups (RIPYChamber) presents its first recital of the season on Saturday, January 28 at 5:30pm at RI Philharmonic’s Carter Center for Music Education & Performance in East Providence. This performance is free and open to the public.

Chamber Music classes provide a format for intensive study and performance of standard chamber music repertoire for string quartets, woodwind and brass quintets, piano trios and quartets and mixed ensembles. Students should have a minimum of three years playing experience. Ensembles receive weekly one-hour coaching sessions, perform in recitals and participate in master classes with RI Philharmonic Music Director Larry Rachleff. Rehearsals generally begin in October and run through May.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 29 at 1:00pm
YOUTH JAZZ AND ROCK ENSEMBLES

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Jazz and rock Groups (RIPYJazz) presents its first recital of the season on Sunday, January 29 at 1:00pm at RI Philharmonic’s Carter Center for Music Education & Performance in East Providence. This performance is free and open to the public.

The Jazz and Rock Department offers a complete educational program for students inter­ested in jazz or rock study and performance. Courses are organized so that each student is placed according to its interests and skills and can progress accordingly. The RIPYJazz Big Band, under the direction of Wendy Klein, performs at numerous community events including Monday Night Jazz at Bovi’s, Vernal Arts and Music Festival, and the Blackstone Boulevard Summer Concert Series.

All RIPYJazz ensembles rehearse at the RI Philharmonic’s Carter Center for Music Education & Performance in East Providence once a week from September through May and present various performances throughout season.

RECAP

RI PHILHARMONIC YOUTH CHAMBER MUSIC Recital
DATE:           January 28, 2017
TIME:           5:30pm
LOCATION: RI Philharmonic’s Carter Center for Music Education & Performance
TICKETS:    Performance is free and open to the public

RI PHILHARMONIC YOUTH JAZZ Recital
DATE:           January 29, 2017
TIME:           1:00pm
LOCATION: RI Philharmonic’s Carter Center for Music Education & Performance
TICKETS:    Performance is free and open to the public

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, & Chamber) provides quality rehearsal and performance experience for talented young musicians from Rhode Island and nearby Connecticut and Massachusetts. Students range in grade from elementary school through high school. 

ABOUT THE RHODE ISLAND PHILHARMONIC MUSIC SCHOOL

The Rhode Island Philharmonic 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 a welcoming, well-equipped environment at our East Greenwich branch.

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