Philharmonia is a high intermediate-to advanced-level symphonic orchestra for middle and high school players*, performing repertoire such as Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5, Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9, and music from film, opera and ballet. Conductor Anthony Krempa brings a wealth of experience to his role in EYSO, both as a professional violinist and violist and a seasoned educator. For the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, he served as conductor of both its Civic Youth Ensembles and its summer music festival, AVANTI, for high school age musicians performing alongside DSO professionals. He also served for thirteen years as conductor in the Oakland Youth Orchestras of Rochester, Michigan.
*String students, 6th grade-12th grade. Wind, brass & percussion students, 8th grade-12th grade.
Rehearses Sundays, 3:30-5:30pm.
Performs at 4:30pm concerts in November, March, and May.