Ever wonder about the life of an orchestra musician? Some career musicians tour all over the world performing hours of music in a different country for months or years at a time. There are other musicians whose “day jobs” are bank veeps, retired teachers,  trustees, techies and graphic artists. After work, these professionals juggle work-life schedules, their instruments and surrounded themselves with other passionate orchestra musicians who volunteer their time and musical talents. This is your typical community orchestra musician.


The Santa Clarita Philharmonic is one of those orchestras that nurtures the gifts of those community members who have taken a non musical career path but retained their love of music and best of all, their musican skills!


The Santa Clarita Philharmonic announces the the third and final concert of the 2015-2016 season on Sunday, May 15th at 3pm.  There will be an art exhibition by ARTree Community Art Center at 2pm. The concert will feature the winner of the orchestra’s second Student Concerto Competition in which junior and senior high school students were invited to apply for the opportunity to perform with the orchestra. The winner of the auditions was Audrey Park who will be playing the Mendelssohn violin concerto in e minor.


In addition to the Mendelssohn Violin concerto, the orchestra will be performing an original composition by Sarah Wallin-Huff,our concertmaster. The piece demonstrates how contemporary music can be melodic and inspiring. The orchestra will also be performing Beethoven’s Egmont Overture and Haydn’s Symphony 45, the Farewell Symphony.


Come out and enjoy!  Meet our amazing local musicians who love what they do. We welcome new musicians for our 2016-2017 season.


WHO: Santa Clarita Philharmonic

WHEN: Sunday May 15, 2016

Art Exhibit – 2:00pm

Concert – 3:00pm

WHERE: Hart High Auditorium

24825 North Newhal Avenue

Santa Clarita, CA




About Santa Clarita Philharmonic:

The Santa Clarita Philharmonic is a community-based, volunteer symphony orchestra comprised of professional, semi-professional, avocational, and student musicians from throughout the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas. The SCP is dedicated to providing quality musical opportunities and performances for the residents of the Santa Clarita Valley. Under Santa Clarita Philharmonic President Dr. Mark Elfont and music director Jeffrey Gilbert, the orchestra is a non-profit organization supported by donations from individuals and companies that recognize the importance of continuing the great tradition of music in the community for both players and audiences. Under the music direction of Jeffrey Gilbert. The SCP is classified as a 501(c)(3) exempt organizations and all donations are tax deductible.



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Twitter: @scphilharmonic


About the ARTree Community Arts Center:

The ARTree builds community by providing opportunities to nurture creative thinking and expression thorugh the umique power of the arts.



SCVTV is the 501c3 nonprofit community service organization that operates the Santa Clarita Valley’s public television channel under contract with the City of Santa Clarita providing  local breaking news, sports, business, entertainment and event coverage, and more.


About KHTS Hometown Station 12220-FM

Santa Clarita’s only local radio station, KHTS mixes in a conbination fo news, traffic, sports, along with your favorite adult contemporary hits. Its broadcast signal reaches all of the Santa Clarita Valley and parts of the high desert communities located in the Antelope Valley. The station streams its talk shows over the web, reaching a potentially worldwide audience.


Author: So Cal Life Mag Guest Post

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