Upcoming Events

  • Zuill Bailey Cello Masterclass (Feb. 22nd, 2019 6:30pm)


    Throughout the year, the National Philharmonic offers talented young musicians the opportunity to perform for and be mentored by critically acclaimed guest artists who appear in concert with the Philharmonic. Pre-selected students perform in these master classes, which are free and open to the public, providing a chance to observe master musicians sharing their experience

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  • Miss Isabella Rainsong and Her Traveling Companion: A One-Guitar Show (Feb. 23rd, 2019 7pm)


      While waiting out a storm in an Amtrak train station, a disheveled Traveler shares the story of his three-year journey as the traveling companion of Miss Isabella Rainsong – a captivatingly beautiful black guitar. Miss Isabella Rainsong and Her Traveling Companion is filled with stories and songs born out of the shared experiences of

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  • Dalcroze Workshop with Jeremy Dittus (March 23rd, 2019)


    For Students! Dalcroze Education with Dr. Jeremy Dittus! Workshop Class Schedule: Each student will have ONE class which is arranged by age. 8:30 am-9:30 am Group A: Ages 4-5 9:45-11:00 am Group B: Ages 6-8 11:00 am-12:15 pm Group C: Ages 9-10 1:30-2:45 pm Group D: Ages 11-13 2:45-4:00 Group E: Ages 14-18 What is

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  • National Philharmonic Chamber Players (April 28th, 2019 3pm)


    Episode 3: Musical Atoms – A Study of Intervals “A very important word, “interval”, because it’s the heart and soul of music. You see music is not made out of notes by themselves, but out of the intervals between one note and another. That’s why it’s so necessary for us to understand this word, interval.” This

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  • H. Steven Brewster Competition for Strings (May 5th, 2019)


    H. Stevens Brewster Jr., Memorial Competition for Strings We are thrilled to announce we are sponsoring the Brewster Competition for Strings presented by Montgomery County Music Teachers Association and American String Teachers Association of MD/DC. Dates and Eligibility: Competition Date: Sunday, May 5th, 2019 Deadline: April 1st, 2019.  Applications postmarked after that date will not be accepted. Where: Potter Violins John Kendall

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  • Polaris Piano Trio (May 17th, 2019 7:30pm)


    Polaris Piano Trio The members of the Polaris Piano Trio are friends whose collective musical collaboration spans more than 20 years. Individually they have performed in venues including The Kennedy Center, Alice Tully Hall, Merkin Concert Hall, the Metropolitan Museum of Art (NYC), the National Museum of Women in the Arts (Wash., D.C.), the National

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  • Miri Frenkel Piano Studio Recital (June 9th, 2019 1:30pm)


    Miri Frenkel Piano Studio Recital
  • Ken Giles Studio Recital (Dec. 22nd, 2019 2pm)


    Ken Giles’ violin/viola/guitar students will perform a group concert at the John Kendall Recital Hall at Potter Violin on Sunday, December 22, 2019, 2:00 pm.  The repertoire will include holiday tunes, Pachelbel Canon, civil rights songs, and the “Bach Double” violin concerto.  Many of the students also participate in the D.C. Youth Orchestra Program.

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