Departure & Discovery
Over the past five centuries, composers as early as in their 30s or as late as in their 80s have found new forms of expression in the final stages of life. Still more interesting, the changes are not consistent from composer to composer: some became more concise, others more expansive. Some composers became fixated on.
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Having grown over the past few decades, PCMS’ Education Program has evolved to serve audiences of all ages. Amassing nearly the same number of events as our main concert series, it supports our mission of bringing great music to all people in Philadelphia and fostering community around the shared experience. No matter their experience or.
Public Master Classes
Through our Music Education Program, with support from the Lois and Julian Brodsky Music Education Fund, PCMS offers free in-school master classes to music students from the Curtis Institute, Temple University, Academy of Vocal Arts, Settlement Music School, Temple Music Prep, Play on Philly and public and charter schools around the city, providing the technical, expressive and historical.
Through our Music Education Program, with support from the Lois and Julian Brodsky Music Education Fund, PCMS will offer free pre-concert lectures before 25 concerts this season. These talks with respected musical scholars and composers provide a rich variety of insights, helping audiences to deepen their understanding of, and appreciation for, the music to be performed that evening..
PCMS' 2017/18 "Social Series" brings together leading concert artists and Philadelphia’s finest purveyors of food and drink for a series of 19 curated events. Discover the artisans of our city–from cheesemongers, brewers, chocolatiers, vintners, bakers, to coffee roasters and more–both before the concert and at intermission. Tastings begin when doors open (7:30 pm on weekdays.