Nicholas Mcgegan

Exotic Baroque Instruments

A Free In-School Program

Offered During the Week of March 31, 2014

Orchestra member David Tayler demonstrates the theorbo

Students will be introduced to the rich musical traditions of the baroque era through solo and ensemble performances, instrument demonstrations, and historic anecdotes. This will be an extremely rare and valuable opportunity for students to hear music that was composed for period instruments such as the chalumeau, viola da gamba, viola d’amore, theorbo, and the mandolin. APPLY BELOW for the In-School Program Exotic Baroque Instruments From the Heart of Europe.Application Deadline: March 17, 2014

Teachers are encouraged to coordinate with their school colleagues and with neighboring schools to bring interested students to hear this In-School Program. For questions about the In-School Program Application, please contact Director of Education, Lisa Grodin by phone at (415) 252-1288 ext. 316 or e-mail at education@philharmonia.com.