The Foothills Philharmonic Orchestra concludes its 2018-19 season at the Riverside Baptist 1249 S. Suber Rd Greer, SC 29650, Saturday, May 4, 2019, at 3:00pm and 7:30 p.m. with the Sensory Friendly Concert for special needs children (3:00pm) and the Annual Pops Concert and Instrument Petting Zoo (7:30pm). Events for the Sensory Friendly Concert will begin at 1pm, culminating in the concert at 3:00pm. All of Foothills’ concerts are free and general admission to the public. Refreshments will be provided following the performance at our reception where people can meet and greet the performers.
Both programs include popular music favorites from movies, classical music, and television shows. In addition, we will be holding an instrument petting zoo open for all children at both concerts. At this event, children of all ages will be able to try out the different instruments of the orchestra as we work to encourage the next generation to pursue music studies on an orchestral instrument. For the Sensory Friendly Concert, multiple organizations will be present to offer assistance for families of special needs children, along with special activities for the children to enjoy.
Performing in Greenville since 2000, Foothills Philharmonic is committed to providing high-quality, classical music performances to the Upstate community free of charge. The orchestra is an all-volunteer orchestra made up of accomplished non-professional musicians from the Upstate region of South Carolina. Orchestra membership includes individuals from many walks of life including part-time musicians, teachers, lawyers, business professionals, and homemakers. Kory Vrieze is the Orchestra’s Artistic Director and Conductor. Membership in the Foothills Philharmonic is open to amateur and professional musicians. Training in youth orchestra, college orchestra, or professional orchestra, in the Greenville Concert Band or an equivalent band is suggested as necessary experience. For more information about joining the orchestra, interested parties should contact our personnel manager at [email protected]
For more information about this concert, or about the Foothills Philharmonic Orchestra, please visit www.foothillsphilharmonic.org. or call the office at (864) 326-5780.
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