Philharmonia New for 2013-14: Expanded to Full Symphonic Orchestra, Advanced Division

Conductors: Steve SweetsirRobert Loughran
Rehearsal day: Sunday afternoons, String sectional with Mr. Loughran: 1:30 - 2:30;
Full rehearsal with Mr. Sweetsir: 2:45-4:00 pm
Rehearsal location: Bucks County Community College, Newtown PA

-Philharmonia will now include a full complement of woodwind, brass and percussion instruments!

-YOBC’s 2nd-tier full orchestra gives students symphonic experience before moving into Symphony Orchestra

-Moved to YOBC’s Advanced Division


Philharmonia is a full orchestra, now in the advanced division of YOBC. The orchestra provides a further opportunity for advancing string players to work on developing individual playing skills, ensemble rehearsal and performance skills, and overall musicianship. Within the Philharmonia repertoire, the mission of the orchestra is to strive to comprehend the creative intentions of each composer by artistically exploring the interpretive possibilities that lie within.


Listen to Philharmonia play "Cincopations" by Richard Meyer.