Get to know one of our guest conductors for the 2019-2020 Season How and/or at what age did you get started in music? I began my journey in music as a sixth-grade trumpet player in the school band at Lincoln Elementary school in Huntington, West Virginia. I was 12 years old. The band director came … [Read more…]
Yip Wai Chow, originally from Hong Kong, recently moved to Charleston, West Virginia to join the long standing Montclaire String Quartet, the artist in residence of West Virginia State University. As an avid musician, he has made appearances in venues like Carnegie Hall, Eastman Theater, Hong Kong Cultural Center, Music Academy of the West, the … [Read more…]
The Butler Philharmonic would like to thank Paul Stanbery for his years of service to the Butler Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus. Paul retired from directing the Chorus in the autumn of 2019. We are excited to announce that Scott Wyatt has agreed to be the interim conductor of the Butler Philharmonic Chorus. Scott has appeared … [Read more…]
Get to know our premier guest conductor for the 2019-2020 Season How/at what age did you get started in music? I started playing music when I was very young 8 years old with my father, but I started formal music studies when I was 12 years old. Are you from a musical family? All my … [Read more…]
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A tradition of excellence since 1951 Now entering its 68th season, the Butler Philharmonic is the premiere professional performing arts group in Butler County, Ohio. Originally based in Hamilton, Ohio, on the banks of the Great Miami River, the BPO has grown with the county to offer live, orchestral music to a region that’s now … [Read more…]