Youth Wind Ensemble presents a concert  at East Providence’s Weaver Library, Aug. 21

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Summer Wind Ensemble
The RI Philharmonic Youth Summer Wind Ensemble of the RI Philharmonic Orchestra & Musical School performing in a 2018 concert at the Seekonk Public Library Meadows. RI Philharmonic Music School Photo

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Summer Wind Ensemble (RIPYSWE) of the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra & Music School performs a free concert at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 21, (rain date is Wednesday, Aug. 28) at the East Providence Weaver Public Library.

The concert includes selections from Les Miserables, marches by John Philip Sousa, The Star Spangled BannerAmerican Riversongs and more. RIPYSWE is conducted by David Neves, Ph.D., and John F. Knasas, Jr.


***At a Glance***

6:30 p.m., Wednesday, August 21
Rain Date: Wednesday, August 28
East Providence Weaver Public Library
41 Grove Ave., East Providence

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Wind Ensembles (RIPYSWE) consists of select members of the RI Philharmonic Youth Wind Ensembles (RIPYWE). During the school year, RIPYWE provides a quality wind ensemble rehearsal and performance experience for talented young musicians from southern New England. RIPYWE Symphonic Winds is designed for advanced middle- and high-school students, and Wind Ensemble is for intermediate to advanced middle- and high-school students.

For more information or to schedule an audition, visit or contact Youth Ensembles Manager Chelsea Anderson at 401-248-7038 or


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