Montgomery Philharmonic, Inc. is a community orchestra based in Gaithersburg, Maryland, dedicated to providing opportunities to enjoy, explore, and create music. As a teaching orchestra with education at the center of our mission, we provide an environment that promotes excellence for musicians of various levels to play orchestral music for themselves and for the community. Our goal is for the audience to experience classical music from great composers ranging from Bach to Webern and everything in between and to come together in the community to share a love of music in an exciting and welcoming environment.
SUMMER READING SESSIONS
We enjoy a romp through major orchestral works in a low key atmosphere each summer. SRS sessions are held on 6 to 8 consecutive Mondays in July and August each year. Check our website for details.
YOUTH LEADERSHIP CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL
The YLCMF runs concurrently with the SRS and members are invited to participate in the SRS as well. The Festival concludes with a concert and ice cream social for YLCMF participants, SRS attendees, families, and friends. Registration will open soon, so check our website frequently for details.
BERNIE RAPPAPORT MIDDLE SCHOOL YOUNG ARTISTS COMPETITION
This year’s competition is for___. All finalists will have an opportunity to play excerpts as soloists with the Montgomery Philharmonic at our ____ concert.
Adult Education Master Classes with Members of the BSO and NSO
The Montgomery Philharmonic is pleased to offer a free virtual orchestral masterclass with Andrew Balio, Principal Trumpet – Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. The masterclass will be a lecture and demonstration focusing on Symphony No. 5 by Tchaikovsky. Maestro Balio will explain the work from a brass player’s perspective and all instrumentalists are welcome to attend. The masterclass will take place from 7:00 – 8:30 PM on Monday, August 31 via Zoom.us. To receive a login code, please go to montgomeryphilharmonic.org and click on the ABOUT tab to find masterclasses and register. The first 100 registrations will be admitted to the class. The masterclass is free and donations are enthusiastically accepted.
The sessions below will be held at Gaithersburg Presbyterian Church, 610 S. Frederick Avenue. Pre-registration is Required.
JOIN THE MONTGOMERY PHILHARMONIC
Auditions will be held at 6:30 p.m.
(1/2 hour before rehearsals).
Gaithersburg Presbyterian Church
610 S. Frederick Avenue
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877
The Montgomery Philharmonic invites musicians to audition. Please prepare a short solo or étude and be prepared to sightread music from the upcoming concert.
The Montgomery Philharmonic is expanding and is pleased to offer the following openings for immediate placement: