Kathleen S. Robinson, Conductor and Music Director
The Philharmonic is an intermediate / advanced symphony orchestra comprised of middle through high school aged musicians who display considerable talent, training and ability. "The Phil" performs three concerts each year: the November Philharmonic Concert at Dorothy Gunter Theater, the January "Winter Orchestras Concert" at Wade Hampton High School and the April "Spring Orchestras Concert" which is held at the Peace Center for the Performing Arts. The orchestras repertoire consists of orchestral masterworks, transcriptions and original works composed for student orchestra.
Students in "The Phil" attend Greenville area public and private middle and high schools as well as home school settings. They rehearse each Tuesday at the Fine Arts Center from 4:30 until 6:00 pm. High school aged members of The Philharmonic receive 1/2 honors - level credit through the Fine Arts Center.
GCYO's Philharmonic members:
Membership Fees:2011-2012 The Philharmonic Concert Fee: $75.00
In addition to the concert fee, students who do not reside in Greenville County will be required to pay tuition of $368.00 to the Greenville County School District