Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: Sunday, March 11, 2018

 

Chicago Orchestral Academy Presents Protege Philharmonic in Concert

 

Founded 27 years ago, The Protégé Philharmonic, builds the future of classical music through the cultivation of young artists, which includes orchestral training opportunities, chamber music ensembles, soloists and composers.

 

  

 

Illinois, February 20, 2018 - The Chicago Orchestral Academy Presents Protégé Philharmonic's third concert of the 2017-18 Season on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. The concert will be performed in the Auditorium of the Salme Harju Steinberg Fine Arts Center at Northeastern Illinois University, conveniently located at 3701 West Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago, IL. There is free parking in Parking Lot F.
 
Music Director and founder of the orchestra, Joseph Glymph, has programmed Donizetti's Don Pasquale: Overture; Britten's Matinees Musicales, Op. 24; Griffes's The White Peacock; and Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty Suite, Op. 66a. The concert will feature the 2018 Concerto Competition Winner, Lydia Walquist, Flute, performing the Mozart Flute Concerto No. 1 in G Major, KV 313.
 
Ticket prices are $15, General Admission; $10, Students/Seniors; and Children Under 12, $5.00
 
Full Event Information: www.chicagoorchestralacademy.org/events
 
About the Orchestra:
 
Founded 39 years ago, the organization has gone through a recent rebranding with the new name of Chicago Orchestral Academy. There are 2 orchestras in the COA, Classical Symphony Orchestra and Protégé Philharmonic. Protégé Philharmonic builds the future of classical music through the cultivation of young artists, which includes orchestral training opportunities, chamber music ensembles, soloists and composers.
 
The audition-only orchestra includes members from throughout the Chicago metropolitan area and northwest Indiana, ranging from advanced junior high through high school students. The Philharmonic provides professional orchestra training and members receive coaching from accomplished professional Chicago area musicians.
 
The orchestra performs four concert programs every regular season and two concerts during the summer season in the Auditorium of the Salme Harju Steinberg Fine Arts Center at Northeastern Illinois University. Rehearsals are held at Classical Symphony Hall, 218 South Wabash Avenue and rehearsals are open to the public. Last year's graduating seniors were awarded over $250,00 in scholarships to colleges and universities all over the United States.
 
Web: www.chicagoorchestralacademy.org

 


 

 

 

 

 Media Contact    

 

Media Contact: Lynn M. Glymph

Email: theorchestras@classicalsymphonyorchestra.org

Phone: (312) 341-1521

 

The Classical Symphony Orchestra

Chicago, Illinois

Web: www.classicalsymphonyorchestra.org

 

 

 


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