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PYPO Honors String Festival: REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

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Saturday, March 21, 2020

Join the musicians of PYPO’s Overture Strings, Prelude Strings and Prelude Chamber Strings and other visiting string musicians from all over the Tri-State Area for an afternoon of music-making and fun!

This festival has two separate groups that will be rehearsing and performing the day of the festival:

Elementary Honors Festival Orchestra (rehearses and performs with our Overture Strings ensemble) under the direction of Christina Crivelli

Middle/High School Honors Festival Orchestra (rehearses and performs with PYPO’s Prelude Strings ensemble) under the direction of Erika Pierce.

Date:
Saturday, March 21, 2020

Levels:
Elementary Festival Orchestra – grades 4-6*
Middle/High School Festival Orchestra – grades 6-9*
*6th graders in their 3rd year of playing will be most successful in the Elementary Festival Orchestra.  6th graders with 4 or more years of playing experience should register for the Middle/High School Festival.  All other students should register based on their current grade.

Times:
Elementary Festival – 1:45pm arrival
Middle/High School Festival – 1:30pm arrival
Combined Concert – 6:00pm

The PYPO Honors String Festival concert will begin at 6:00pm and will last approximately 45 minutes.  All Festival and PYPO musicians will take part in the concert, and all families and friends are invited to join.  No tickets are required for this free concert!

Location:
Chartiers Valley Intermediate School
2030 Swallow Hill Rd. Pittsburgh, PA  15220

Cost:  $40
The cost of the festival includes all music instruction for the day, a pizza dinner and a Festival T-shirt*.  (Members of PYPO do not need to pay to attend this festival, or the dinner- it is part of our regular season’s events.  Should PYPO members wish to order a shirt, we will be sending the information about that in February.)  *Please note- late registrations made after March 1st will not receive a T-shirt.

The PYPO Honors String Festival concert will begin at 6:00pm.  All Festival and PYPO musicians will take part in the concert, and all families and friends are invited to join.  No tickets are required for this free concert!

REGISTER NOW!  Deadline for registration is March 1st!
Be sure to register now, as we only have a limited number of seats for Festival Musicians, and registrations for some sections may close before March 1st.

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