The Foothills Philharmonic Orchestra announces the opening concert of the 2020-21 season at the Riverside Baptist 1249 S. Suber Rd Greer, SC 29650, Saturday, September 19 at 7:00 p.m. with the Opening Night Gala: Masterworks I Concert 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. The program includes our annual art sale for local artists. The orchestra will be performing Rachmaninov’s Symphonic Dances and Kabalevsky’s Cello Concerto featuring Dr. Yuriy Leonovich.
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.
We hold our RMA Club Meetings on the third Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm, except December and August. We meet at the Roper Mountain Science Center in Greenville SC, on the top floor of the Wilkins Conference Center next to the Charles E. Daniel Observatory.
Our meetings are free of charge, open to visitors, and all levels of interest are welcome. An astronomy related topic is presented at every meeting either by a member or guest speaker. Questions and discussion are a part of our meetings.
A Mediterranean food event operated by The Shepherd’s Guild, a 501c3 nonprofit service organization of Eastern Orthodox.
Hospitality is an important thing in the Mediterranean culture and in the South; therefore, we are delighted to present the 2020 Greek-Mediterranean Festival, a community event for all, at the Civic Center of Anderson, S.C. The mission of the event is φιλοξενία and service (stewardship). Festival dates are September the 25th, 26th & 27th.