Where In The World Is PIMF

Where In The World is PIMF?

Recent Events:

April 14, 2018 – Philadelphia Sinfonia Visit
Philadelphia, PA

The PIMF team will be heading to our hometown and visiting a rehearsal of the Philadelphia Sinfonia – we look forward to discussing our plans for this year’s festival and meeting all of the student musicians there.
Click here to find out more about the Philadelphia Sinfonia!


April 10, 2018 – Empire State Youth Orchestra Visit
Schenectady, NY

PIMF will be visiting Schenectady to sit in on a rehearsal for the Empire State Youth Orchestra and discuss opportunities available at our upcoming festival this year.
Click here to find out more about ESYO!


April 7, 2018 – DC Youth Orchestra Program Visit
Washington, DC

Our team will be heading to Washington DC to meet members of the DC Youth Orchestra Program and discuss how our upcoming 2018 festival can benefit young musicians in the Washington DC area!
Click here to find out more about the DC Youth Orchestra Program!


March 27, 2018 – Garden State Philharmonic Youth Orchestra Visit
Toms River, NJ

The PIMF team is excited to visit a rehearsal of the Garden State Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, and we look forward to meeting students interested in our upcoming festival.
Click here to find out more about the Garden State Philharmonic Youth Orchestra!


March 24/25, 2018 – Naples Philharmonic Visit
Naples, FL

Our team is excited to meet with two groups of the Naples Philharmonic across two days to talk all things PIMF 2018 and demonstrate how our festival can benefit young musicians in Naples!
Click here to find out more about the Naples Philharmonic!


March 22, 2018 – Gulf Coast Symphony Visit
Fort Myers, FL

We are looking forward to meeting with the Gulf Coast Symphony to discuss PIMF 2018 and all of the opportunities available to young musicians at our festival this summer!
Click here to find out more about the Gulf Coast Symphony!


Brevard Symphony Youth Orchestra

March 19, 2018 – PIMF visits the Brevard Symphony Youth Orchestra in Melbourne, FL

As part of our ongoing commitment to classical music education and promoting youth orchestras across the country, the PIMF team will be visiting the Brevard Symphony Youth Orchestra on Monday, March 19. We’d love to see you there!
Learn more about the Brevard Symphony Youth Orchestra.


Florida Symphony Youth Orchestras

March 18, 2018 – PIMF visits the Florida Symphony Youth Orchestras in Orlando, FL

As part of our ongoing commitment to classical music education and promoting youth orchestras across the country, the PIMF team will be visiting the Florida Symphony Youth Orchestras on Sunday, March 18. Catch up with us in Orlando!
Read more about the Florida Symphony Youth Orchestras!


March 16, 2018 – The Penn Orchestras present Mahler’s Fifth Symphony

PIMF Scholarship Giveaway at UPenn: The PIMF team is excited to be a part of the Penn Orchestras concert on March 16th, and will be awarding two $500 scholarships to two randomly selected audience members! Visit our Facebook page to learn more.
 
Click here to read more about the concert!


March 5, 2018 – Youth Orchestras Of Prince William Visit
Woodbridge, VA

The PIMF team will be heading to Virginia to observe a rehearsal of the Youth Orchestras of Prince William and discuss everything about our upcoming festival.
Click here to find out more about YOPW!


March 1, 2018 – Bravura Youth Orchestra Visit
East Brunswick, NJ

PIMF will be meeting with the Bravura Youth Orchestra to observe a rehearsal and discuss the opportunities available at our upcoming festival later this year.
Click here to find out more about the Bravura Youth Orchestra!


February 27, 2018 – Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra Performance
Carnegie Hall – New York, NY

PIMF will be heading to New York City’s beautiful Carnegie Hall to see a performance of the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra and meet with alumni in the NYC area.
Click here to find out more about the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra!


February 17, 2018 – Colburn School Visit
Los Angeles, CA

Our team will be visiting the Colburn School to meet all interested students and talk all things PIMF 2018.
Click here to find out more about the Colburn School!


February 13, 2018 – Sacramento Youth Symphony Visit
Sacramento, CA

The PIMF team is excited to meet with the Sacramento Youth Symphony to discuss our upcoming festival later this year.
Click here to find out more about the Sacramento Youth Symphony!


February 12, 2018 – San Jose Youth Symphony Visit
Los Gatos, CA

The PIMF team will be stopping by a San Jose Youth Symphony rehearsal and providing information about our upcoming 2018 festival.
Click here to find out more about SJYS!


February 11, 2018 – Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra Visit
Palo Alto, CA

Our team is excited to visit the Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra and discuss all things PIMF 2018 at their rehearsal.
Click here to find out more about PACO!


February 11, 2018 – California Youth Symphony Visit
Los Altos, CA

The PIMF team will be visiting the California Youth Symphony to experience a rehearsal and talk about the opportunities available for our upcoming festival later in 2018.
Click here to find out more about the California Youth Symphony!


February 11, 2018 – San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra Visit
San Francisco, CA

Our team will be stopping by a San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra rehearsal to discover more about their program and meet any orchestra members interested in PIMF 2018.
Click here to find out more about the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra!


February 10, 2018 – El Camino Youth Symphony Visit
Cupertino, CA

We’ll be visiting the El Camino Youth Symphony to learn all about their symphony program and discuss our upcoming 2018 festival with orchestra members.
Click here to find out more about the El Camino Youth Symphony!


February 10, 2018 – San Francisco Conservatory of Music Pre-College Visit
San Francisco, CA

Our team is excited to visit the SFCM Pre-College program to discuss all things PIMF 2018 as part of our California Tour.
Click here to find out more about SFCM Pre-College!


February 8, 2018 – Young Musician’s Foundation Visit
Los Angeles, CA

The PIMF team will be visiting with the Young Musician’s Foundation to learn more about their program and how PIMF can benefit their students.
Click here to find out more about YMF!


February 3, 2018 – Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Visit
Philadelphia, PA

PIMF visited the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra to check out their rehearsal and met with students interested in our upcoming festival this year.
Click here to learn more about the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra!


January 27, 2018 – Youth Orchestra of Bucks County Visit
Newtown, Pennsylvania

The PIMF team recently stopped by a Youth Orchestra of Bucks County rehearsal to learn about their program and discuss our upcoming festival this year.
Click here to discover more about this incredible orchestra!


December 15, 2017 – PIMF Triad Series Sponsored by Multicultural Arts Exchange Featuring Tyler Lindsay
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Join PIMF and Concerto Competition finalist Tyler Lindsay in North East Philadelphia Friday, December 15th.
Click here for venue address or to purchase tickets today!


December 2, 2017 – PIMF & UPenn: “One Great Concert. Two Great Ensembles.” Irvine Auditorium, University of Pennsylvania

Join us in the celebration of PIMF’s 21st season. The Philadelphia International Music Festival is partnering with The Penn Symphony Orchestra to present “One Great Concert. Two Great Ensembles!”  The PIMF Faculty Quartet includes the following members of The Philadelphia Orchestra: Kimberly Fisher, Principal Second Violin; William Polk, Violin; Kerri Ryan, Assistant Principal Viola; and John Koen, Cello.
Click here to RSVP on Facebook for this FREE event!


November 29, 2017 – “An Evening in Vienna”
Hammond, Louisiana

As part of PIMF’s 20th Anniversary Tour, Alumna Madison Day will be performing with the Southeastern Louisiana University Orchestra.

  • Mozart:  Overture to The Magic Flute
  • Beethoven:  Romance Op. 50 in F Major (Madison Day, Soloist)
  • Haydn: Symphony no. 104 (London)

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November 17, 2017 – PIMF Triad Series Sponsored by Multicultural Arts Exchange Featuring Nicole D’Angelo
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Join PIMF and Concerto Competition finalist Nicole D’Angelo!
Click here to purchase tickets today!


November 11, 2017 – Juilliard Preparatory Division’s Annual Music Programs Fair
New York, New York

PIMF participated in the Juilliard Preparatory Division’s Annual Music Programs Fair.


November 9, 2017 – Metropolitan Youth Symphony
Mesa, Arizona

As part of the PIMF 20th Anniversary Tour, we stopped by a Metropolitan Youth Symphony rehearsal in Mesa, Arizona!
Click here for more information about this exciting youth orchestra program!


November 8, 2017 – Phoenix Youth Symphony Rehearsal
Phoenix, Arizona

Our visit to the Phoenix Youth Symphony was truly exciting!  Check back regularly for updates re: PIMF in Phoenix.  Are you a PIMF alumni?
Click here for more information about the Phoenix Youth Symphony!


October 29, 2017 – New York Youth Symphony
New York, New York

Heard some wonderful music at the New York Youth Symphony rehearsal! Looking forward to hearing them in concert this year.


October 28, 2017 – Temple University Music Preparatory
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

We had a great time visiting Temple University’s Pre-College Orchestra Program! Many PIMF alumni participate in this exceptional year-round program.


September 18, 2017 – Penn Symphony Orchestra Rehearsal
Philadelphia, PA

PIMF paid a visit to the Penn Symphony Orchestra, directed by Maestro Thomas Hong (who is also on faculty at PIMF).


June 3, 2017 – International Master Class with Kimberly Fisher
Beijing, China

During The Philadelphia Orchestra’s tour through China, Kimberly Fisher, Principal Second Violin of the Philadelphia Orchestra, stopped by Beijing for a master class.
Click here for video footage!


May 25, 2017 – International Master Class with Kimberly Fisher
Huangpu District Youth Art Center | Shanghai, China

During The Philadelphia Orchestra’s tour through China, Kimberly Fisher, Principal Second Violin of the Philadelphia Orchestra stopped by the Huangpu District Youth Art Center for a master class.
Click here for video footage!


April 22, 2017 – PIMF Staff Attends The Philadelphia Orchestra
The Kimmel Center | Philadelphia, PA

PIMF staff attended a beautiful performance by The Philadelphia Orchestra featuring guest conductor Stéphane Denève! We had a great time!


March 18, 2017 – PIMF & UPenn
Opened by PIMF Alumnus Madison Day
The Kimmel Center | Philadelphia, PA

PIMF & UPenn joined together for a night of classical music! Madison Day, PIMF Alumna and Juilliard graduate opened followed by the Penn Symphony Orchestra.
Click here for video footage!


January 29, 2017 – Springside Chestnut Hill Camp Fair
Philadelphia, PA

PIMF Outreach Member Derek Nipps visited Springside Chestnut Hill Academy’s camp fair! Thank you to all of the students & parents who visited our table and enjoyed our homemade cookies.


December 14, 2016 – Phoenix Youth Symphony
Phoenix, AZ

It was a pleasure visiting with the Phoenix Youth Symphony! Many young musicians stopped by our table and two lucky winners won a 50% discount to PIMF 2017.
Click here to visit their website!


December 12, 2016 – Walt Disney Concert Hall
Los Angeles, CA

Walt Disney Concert Hall with Boris Allakhverdyan, (Principal Clarinet of the LA Philharmonic) after a brilliant performance of Haydn’s Creation.


December 10, 2016 – The Colburn Music Academy
Los Angeles, CA

We met with Jenna from the Colburn Music Academy. Thank you, Jenna, for the opportunity to have visited! (If you are a music student in the LA area, you should check out their excellent pre-college program asap!)