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PlayIN for Violin with The Philadelphia Orchestra

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Step onto the main stage and play along with David Kim (concertmaster) and members of The Philadelphia Orchestra for the 6th annual Philadelphia Orchestra PlayIN event at SPAC.

Intermediate and advanced level violin players of all ages are invited to join Philadelphia Orchestra musicians on the SPAC stage in a shared music-making event that will excite and inspire.

  • Check-in time is 12:45pm at the Route 50 Gate entrance to SPAC.
  • Program begins at 1:30pm in the SPAC amphitheater.
  • Parking is available in the large SPAC parking lot on Route 50. Please do not enter from the Hall of Springs Gate.
  • REMEMBER TO BRING Your own copy of the printed music and your instrument!
  • An adult-size chair and a private music stand will be provided.
  • GUESTS AND AUDIENCE MEMBERS WELCOME! This is a FREE community event. Guests and observers are allowed to sit in the SPAC amphitheater to watch and listen to the program and should NOT register for the event. Registration is for participating violinists only!

PlayIN Program

  • Seitz Allegro moderato from Concerto No. 5
  • Gabriel-Marie La Cinquaintaine
  • Fiocco Allegro
  • Strauss Pizzicato Polka*
  • Elgar/ arr. A. Simonowsky Salut D’Amour
  • Fisher/Livshitz Fiddle Medley*
  • Rachmaninov/ arr. A. Simonowsky Vocalise*
  • Bach (1st mvt) Concerto for Two Violins in D minor, Allegro*

* Pieces with 2 violin parts

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Participants are encouraged to share their experience before, during, and after the event on social media using #PhilOrchPlayIN

The PlayIN will be filmed and / or photographed to potentially be used for future promotion.

The Philadelphia Orchestra’s PlayINs are funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Health and Safety Policy

All children and accompanying adults must adhere to protocols imposed by Saratoga Performing Arts Center and The Philadelphia Orchestra related to COVID-19. Protocols may include, without limitation, staggered arrival and departure times, temperature checks, pre-sanitization requirements, physical distancing, masks/face coverings, food & beverage service and handling, vaccine requirements, and requiring persons developing or exhibiting symptoms to leave.

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