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Samuel Fordis Young Artists Concerto Competition

The 2013 competition is now closed. If you will be between the ages of 5 and 23, we encourage you to apply for the 2014 competition next fall. To prepare, view the application from the
2013-2014 Concerto Competition.



Auditions Available

The Georgia Philharmonic is now accepting applications on all instruments. There are openings for string players to join the orchestra as full-time members, and sub opportunities available for wind, brass, and percussion. To request an audition, please complete our online application.







2013/2014 Season


October 12, 2013, 7 pm
A Night at the Movies
Cultural Arts Center
Roswell

November 16, 2013, 7 pm
Italian Delights
Cambridge High School
Alpharetta

February 22, 2014, 7 pm
Young Artists Concerto
    Competition

Cambridge High School
Alpharetta

March 29, 2014, 7 pm
With a Song In My Heart
Cambridge High School
Alpharetta

May 10, 2014, 8 pm
Music of Shakespeare
Oglethorpe University
Atlanta



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Music of Shakespeare
Saturday, May 10, 2014, 8 p.m.
Conant Performing Arts Center,
Oglethorpe University

Atlanta



Perfect for our final concert at Georgia Shakespeare’s home at Oglethorpe, we explore a number of works written specifically about famous Shakespeare plays. We feature the beautifully romantic Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet, the dark Richard III Overture by Smetana, the rich texture of Dvorak’s Othello, and one of the most lush works of music by William Walton, the Henry V Suite. Don’t be surprised if some of the acts spring to life in the audience, in costume, of course!

(Please note that this concert is at 8:00 p.m.)






Listen
Aaron Copland's Appalachian Spring is an exceptional work of American music which paints a picture of the expansive West. Listen to a portion of our performance of Aaron Copland's Appalachian Spring.

Having visited Paris in the 1920s, George Gershwin decided to capture the bustle of the city in his 1928 piece, An American in Paris. Listen to the Georgia Philharmonic's rendition of this classic work, complete with tuned taxi horns.




Read
Pierre Ruhe of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution newspaper recently reviewed the orchestra. Read what the AJC had to say about the Georgia Philharmonic.
 
 
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