Rhode Island Philharmonic and Music School e-newsletter
www.riphil.org June 2013 FanFare
Summer Pops Concert Schedule
Bristol Pops

e RHODE ISLAND PHILHARMONIC POPS ORCHESTRA has confirmed four Summer Pops concerts throughout Rhode Island this summer, beginning with a 4th of July concert at India Point Park, Providence. Resident Conductor FRANCISCO NOYA will conduct, and all concerts are free of charge and open to the public.

Announced Dates: 
- Thursday, July 4 | India Point Park, Providence, 7:30 pm
     (Independence Day Celebration | Fireworks after the concert!)    

- Friday, July 12 | Narragansett Town Beach, Narragansett, 8pm
- Sunday, September 1 | Independence Park, Bristol, 7pm 

- Sunday, September 22 | Slater Park, Pawtucket, 5:30pm  

All rain dates are the following evening at the same time.


The Summer Pops 2013 program includes: Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture, the Jurassic Park Suite by John Williams, Wagner's Die Meistersinger, Andrew Lloyd Webber's Phantom of the Opera, Stars and Stripes Forever by John Philip Sousa and much more!
Amica Rush Hour Series Renewals

Attention all regular Amica Rush Hour Series Subscribers*, the Amica renewal deadline for your 2013-14 Amica Rush Hour Series has passed. If you have not renewed yet please call the Philharmonic Box Office at 401.248.7000 Monday-Friday, 9am-4:30pm, or mail your renewal form today.  

  We heard what you were asking for, and the 2013-14 Amica Rush Hour Series will give you more major works - performed complete - in the same compact Rush Hour presentation you know and love. Don't miss your opportunity to reserve seats for this exciting season!

*Subscribers to the Music School Families at the Phil program will be invited to renew upon enrolling for fall at the Music School.

Summer at the Philharmonic Music School
During the summer, the Philharmonic Music School offers lessons on over 20 different instruments and voice as well as a variety of classes, workshops (see dates below) and ensembles. We will also be providing music classes for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. New this summer, we're excited to offer courses in Ableton Live, one of the recording world's most popular programs for music production, recording and live performance.

Summer Workshop Schedule:

Lois Finkel, Chamber Music Department Chair
June 22-26 (Sat - Wed) 10:00am - 2:30pm    


Irina Tchantceva & Karen Dingley, Piano Department Co-Chairs
July 29 - August 2 (Mon - Fri)  10:00am - 2:30pm    


Wendy Klein, Jazz & Rock Department Chair
July 15 - 19 & July 22 - 26  (Mon-Fri) 10:00am - 2:45pm  

If you're interested in any of these summer programs, please visit the  Music School's website and complete our online student profile form. One of our Student Services team members will contact you to discuss enrollment and scheduling. If you have more specific questions, please email Matt Lynch at mlynch@riphil.org
RIPCO (Community Orchestra) Concert
Farewell Concert for Conductor John Eells
Sunday, June 2, 2013, at 3pm 
Lincoln School, Providence 
Featuring: John Curran, flute; Sarah Young, oboe; Charles Johnson, clarinet; Jim Morgan, bassoon; Ron Markoff, trumpet; Tobias Andrews, horn and Kevin Kane, trombone
ADMISSION: $15/Adults & $5/Students | Available at the door

Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture, Opus 9 
Martin: Concerto for 7 Wind Instruments 
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 
Faculty Benefit Recital | Alexey Shabalin
Felipe Ferreras | Senior Piano Recital
On Saturday, June 15, Felipe Ferreras will give his Senior Recital at 5pm in Sage Hall at the Carter Center. Felipe is the winner of this year's Philharmonic Music School Concert/Aria Competition and recently performed a movement from Grieg's Piano Concerto in A minor with the Philharmonic Youth Orchestra at the Vets. The Recital is free and open to the public.   

About Felipe:
Felipe Ferreras, a senior at the Wheeler School in Providence, has been a piano student of the Philharmonic Orchestra and Music School for over 11 years. He currently studies with Nonetta Shatakhtsian at the Philharmonic Music School. Felipe has participated in the Chamber Music program at the Music School for the past four years, was a recipient of the Alan Fox Scholarship Award in 2010 and the Joseph Silveira Scholarship this past year, both awarded by the Music School.  To read more about Felipe please visit the Concerto/Aria Contest Winners Page.


Philharmonic Orchestra Venues

The VETS   
1 Avenue of the Arts
. Providence, RI 02903                                                                                                                                              
Providence Performing Arts Center

220 Weybosset Street
Providence, RI  02903

Box Office

Carter Center for Music Education & Performance   
667 Waterman Ave
East Providence, RI 02914
401 248-7000

Philharmonic Music School Sites                               

Carter Center for Music Education & Performance          
Music School Main Branch                                  
667 Waterman Avenue
East Providence
, RI 02914                                                                               
401 248-7001

East Greenwich Branch        
(St. Luke's Episcopal Church)                                                            
99 Pierce Street
East Greenwich
, RI  02818
401 248-7001 (Carter Center)  
401 885-9117 (East Greenwich)

Wheeler After School Conservatory
216 Hope Street
, RI 02906
401 248-7001(Carter Center)

Administrative Headquarters                                      

Carter Center for Music Education & Performance
667 Waterman Avenue                                                                      
East Providence
, RI 02914                                                                                                 
Administration: 401 248-7070
Box Office:  401 248-7000
Music School:  401 248-7001
In This Issue
Summer Pops Concerts
Rush Hour Renewals
Summer at the Music School
RIPCO Concert | June 2
Alexey Shabalin, Faculty Benefit Recital | June 5
Felipe Ferreras Senior Piano Recital | June 15
Classical Series Subscriptions
Philharmonic Music School Events Calendar
Contact Us
Classical Series Subscriptions
To see the 2013-2014 Classical Series Schedule please visit the "Season At a Glance" page on our website.  


Interested in becoming a Classical Series subscriber?

Please call Susan or Bob at the Philharmonic Box Office - 401.248.7000.

The Philharmonic Wants You!

Subscriber perks:  

- BEST SEATS at the BEST PRICES for the BEST MUSIC in Rhode Island!
SAME SEAT for every concert.
IN LINE to buy tickets. - NEVER miss a sold out concert; lost tickets replaced at NO CHARGE.
- 15% SUBSCRIBER discount
on additional Philharmonic concert tickets throughout 2013-2014 & NO HANDLING FEES on those tickets. (Philharmonic box office only)
Renewing subscribers have the opportunity to RENEW SEATS OR REQUEST A CHANGE for the 2014-2015 season BEFORE we process new subscribers.
PROGRAM NOTES mailed to you with your subscription tickets. 


To subscribe:

Call the Box Office - 401.248.7000
Visit in person M-F 9am-4:30pm
667 Waterman Avenue,
East Providence, RI 02914 

Upcoming Music School Events
May 31 - Senior Bass Recital 
June 2013
June 1 - Suzuki Final Play-In and Awards | Large Hall, 10am 

June 1 - Piano Recital | 11am     June 1 - Abigail Butler, Solo Piano Recital | Large Hall, 4pm
June 1 - Violin/Viola Studio Recital, students of David & Daniela Rubinstein | Sage Hall, 5:30pm
June 2 - RIPCO Concert | Lincoln School 3pm, $15 adults/ $5 students
June 2 - RI Phil Jazz Dept Night at Roots Café, Providence, 5-6:30pm, Featuring The Big Band, The HS Rock Ensemble, and the Paul Murphy Touring Ensemble | Suggested donation of $10 per family
June 5 -Benefit Recital, Alexey Shabalin, Violin, with Eric Mazonson, Piano | Sage Hall, 6:30pm. Suggested donation $10 per family. Proceeds to benefit section coaching for our youth orchestras.
June 8 - Performance Hour | 2pm
June 8 - Jane Revkin, Flute, Faculty Recital | Large Hall, 2pm
June 9 - Violin Recital, students of Lois Finkel | Large Hall, 11am
June 9 - Suzuki Violin Recital, students of Laura Gulley |  3pm
June 11 - Clarinet Recital, students of Paul Surapine | Sage Hall, 7pm
June 15 -
Piano Recitals, students of Nonetta Shatakhtsian | 2 & 3:30pm
June 15 - Felipe Ferreras, Senior Piano Recital | Sage Hall, 5pm
June 17 - Piano Recital, students of Karen Dingley | Sage Hall, 6:30pm
June 17 - Piano Recital - Chris Relyea Book 3 Graduation |  5:45pm
June 18 -
Voice Recital, students of Robby Bishop | Sage Hall, 7pm
June 21 - Heather Shen, Violin Recital | Sage Hall, 7pm  


All Music School performances take place at the Carter Center in East Providence unless otherwise noted. To stay in tune with the Music School please "like" us on Facebook or check the Calendar on the website. 

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667 Waterman Avenue
East Providence, RI 02914
Tel: 401.248.7070
Box Office: 401.248.7000
The Rhode Island Philharmonic is the largest fully integrated professional orchestra and music school in the United States placing it in the unique position of presenting great music through both our performance and music education programs.

The Philharmonic Orchestra is in its 69th Season; the 2013-2014 Season is Music Director Larry Rachleff's 18th with the Orchestra.  The Philharmonic Music School is in its 27th year.

For more information go to www.riphil.org