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              It wouldn’t be Independence Day without the Phil performing on
              the Plymouth waterfront. This outdoor concert is made possible with
              the support of the Town of Plymouth Visitor Services Board, the Esther
              and Alcide Ruffini Charitable Trust, and the Spooner Trust. In 2019 the
              free event attracted 40,000 South Shore residents on site and by live

              The Summer Concert Series at Laura’s Center for the Arts at the Emilson
              YMCA in Hanover continues to attract audiences from across the South-     The Plymouth
              of-Boston region. In August, 2019 thanks to additional funding from an    Philharmonic Orchestra
              anonymous donor the Phil partnered with the Trustees of Reservations      Music Scholarship
              and presented an outdoor concert at the spectacular Worlds End            The Plymouth Philharmonic
              property in Hingham, introducing the Phil to new audiences.               Orchestra Music Scholarship is
                                                                                        awarded annually to a Plymouth
                                                                                        County high school junior who
                                                                                        intends to apply during their senior
                                                                                        year to a four-year music program.
                                                                                        The award may be used for lessons,
                                                                                        workshops, or other expenses
                                                                                        that raise the level of a student’s
                                                              300                       qualifications as an applicant.
                                                          student performers
                                                            join us onstage             The 2020 scholarship was awarded to
                                                                                        Anna Teunis of Kingston. Ms. Teunis is
                                                                                        a junior at Silver Lake Regional High
                                                                                        School where she plays French horn
                 YOUTH CONCERTO WINNER                                                  in the concert, jazz and marching
                 Each season, the Phil offers a talented young musician an opportunity to   bands. She also participates in the
                 perform with the full orchestra. The March Family Concert featured North   Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra,
                 Quincy High School sophomore Owen Masur who has studied piano for ten   the South Shore Conservatory
                 years, most recently at South Shore Conservatory (SSC) with pianist HuiMin   Music Festival and the Hornithology
                 Wang.  Having won first place in his age division, and being named overall   Summer Horn Ensemble.
                 winner of SSC’s HuiMin Wang Youth Concerto Competition, Owen earned
                 the honor of performing in this annual event. Owen has performed twice   The Plymouth Philharmonic
                 at Carnegie Hall as first place and grand prize winner in the Russian Music   Orchestra Scholarship is made
                 Competition. This annual performance is made possible through the Phil’s   possible through the generous
                 longtime partnership with South Shore Conservatory.                    support of an anonymous donor
                                                                                        and the Marinus and Minna B.
                                                                                        Koster Foundation.

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