The Foothills Philharmonic Orchestra begins its 2017-18 season at the Riverside Baptist 1249 S. Suber Rd Greer, SC 29650, Saturday, September 22, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. with The Opening Night Gala: Masterworks I. 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 Sibelius’ Symphony No. 7, the Finish composer’s final symphonic masterpiece. Also, tonight is the only night of our art sale benefiting local artists from the community.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.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.