Would you like to join an ensemble that plays famous Baroque, Classical and Contemporary music ….. with strings attached? The August 13th Open House with the Oak Ridge Philharmonia may be the opportunity you need to explore the benefits of playing with this excellent orchestra. All you have to do is walk in, sit down, and enjoy the refreshments, while discussing the possibilities with the Director/Conductor, Dr. Marcelo Urias, the Board Members, and current players in the Philharmonia. No auditions are necessary. Within a few rehearsals, you will be able to decide whether you and the orchestra are a fulfilling match. Most people who try it, like it. You can evaluate the performance of the orchestra in its August 5th concert. To explore the rewarding opportunities afforded by playing in the Oak Ridge Philharmonia, visit the orchestra Open House on Sunday, August 13, 2017 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, in the Fellowship Hall on the lower floor of the First Baptist Church of Oak Ridge. The church is located at the corner of The Oak Ridge Turnpike and LaFayette Drive. Enter through the double doors under the canopy in the lower parking lot, adjacent to LaFayette Drive. You may wish to make some preparatory contacts via the information below. The Oak Ridge Philharmonia is a 501(c)3, non-profit, volunteer organization, performing under the baton of Conductor and Music Director, Dr. Marcelo Urias. Anyone wishing to regularly participate in the orchestra is encouraged to contact the Personnel Manager, Cyndi Jeffers, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Usually, we can accommodate additional string players, and occasionally there are openings in the brass, woodwind and percussion sections. The orchestra welcomes proficient musicians of all ages. The Oak Ridge Philharmonia is a rewarding venue for instrumentalists who enjoy playing for an appreciative audience, with music ranging from Baroque through Classical to Contemporary. For more information about the orchestra, visit www.OakRidgePhilharmonia.org. We can also be found on Facebook: @oakridgephil.