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The School District of Philadelphia Presents The Annual All-Philadelphia Middle School Instrumental Music Festival

Posted on March 18, 2019

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Megan Lello

mlello@philasd.org

(215) 400-4040                                                                                                             March 18, 2019

 

 

The School District of Philadelphia Presents

The Annual All-Philadelphia Middle School Instrumental Music Festival

 

The All City Middle School Concert Band, String Orchestra and Jazz Band feature over 200 students from 39 schools across the district.   Conductors Bruce Herrmann (Concert Band), Matthew Roberts, (String Orchestra) and Benjamin DiBartolo (Jazz Band) will take the stage followed by a special combined finale.

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PHILADELPHIA – on Monday, March 25, 2019 at 7:00 PM The School District of Philadelphia’s Office of The Arts and Academic Enrichment in partnership with the Kimmel  Center presents “All-Philadelphia Middle School Instrumental Music Festival” at the Merriam Theater.

 

The annual All-Philadelphia Music Festival programs, affectionately known as “All City”, is an over 60-year celebration of music education in the Philadelphia public schools. The All City Middle School Concert Band, String Orchestra and Jazz Band feature over 200 students from 39 schools across the district.  Conductors Bruce Herrman (Concert Band), Matthew Roberts, (String Orchestra) and Benjamin DiBartolo (Jazz Band) will conduct followed by a special combined finale.  All three conductors are School District of Philadelphia itinerant instrumental music teachers. 

 

This concert is free and open to the public, though tickets are required.  For tickets, please visit https://www.kimmelcenter.org/community-programs/community-partnerships/all-city-middle-school/

For more information, contact Nathan Wesner - Managing Director, Music Education at 215-400-5426 or nawesner@philasd.org

                                          

WHO:       The School District of Philadelphia’s All-Philadelphia Middle School Instrumental Music Festival

 

WHAT:     “All-Philadelphia Middle School Instrumental Music Festival”

                       

WHERE:   Merriam Theater

                   250 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

 

WHEN:     Monday, March 25, 2019

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

 

For a PDF version of this press release, click here.

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