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Philharmonic Christmas Concert & Toys For Tots Benefit

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The Pittsburgh Philharmonic gets into the spirit of the season with its annual holiday concert and Toys for Tots benefit. This year’s concert, December 2 and 3, features highlights from the Harry Potter series, in addition to many traditional holiday favorites. When the orchestra performs Sleigh Ride, children from the audience will be invited to conduct. Bring a new, unwrapped toy to benefit the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots program and receive one free ticket to a future Philharmonic concert.

The orchestra’s December 2 performance will be at Butler County Community College’s Succop Theater. Tickets are available online at https://itkt.choicecrm.net/templates/BCCC/, or by calling 724-284-8505. Tickets also are available at the door. Student and senior citizen discounts are available, as are group rates. Curtain time is 8 p.m.

The December 3 concert will be held in Scotus Hall at Mt. Alvernia. Tickets are available at http://pghphil.org/tickets/ or for cash only at the door or and are $12.00 for general admission, $8.00 for senior citizens and $5.00 for students. Children under 12 are free. To inquire about group rates call 412-223-7501. Curtain time is 7 p.m.

Now in its 41st season, The Pittsburgh Philharmonic is Southwestern Pennsylvania’s premier volunteer orchestra. Approximately 70 musicians from throughout the tri-state area, ranging in age from 15 to 80, perform great works of classical music at various venues in the region. Members of the orchestra include business executives, retirees, students, teachers, and other professionals, some who have been performing with the Philharmonic for over 20 years, several who teach or play music professionally, and some who have advanced music degrees.

Music director for the Philharmonic is Edward Leonard.

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