• Listen to new music every month with the Phil’s First Fridays at Four virtual programming

    Santa Maria, CA – November 11, 2020 – Unwind with a fleeting foray to France in the latest installment of the Santa Maria Philharmonic Society’s virtual concert series. Pour a glass of your favorite French wine, prepare a baguette with brie, and revel in the mellifluous sounds of French music, with such composers as Ravel, Debussy, Tailleferre and more.

    While you may not be able to Listen, Local, Live at this time, exciting classical music is just a click away! The Philharmonic First Fridays at Four was launched in August, and each month features a new YouTube performance by orchestra members in local landmarks and locations. The free recorded concerts premier the first Friday of every month at 4:00pm.

    Harkening back to the days of gathering around the radio, you are invited to enjoy fine music in the comfort and safety of your own home. Watch again and again, and share with friends! Get a jump on the Phil’s next concert by subscribing to their channel and never missing a show: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXfoemrez9B0zvDSlP58Q9w

    Premiering December 4th: Holiday Brass

    Watch previous First Friday episodes:
    Episode 4: Piano, Flute and Clarinet Recital

    Episode 3: The SMPS Quartet at Mission Santa Ines:

    Episode 2: Harpist Catherine Litaker at Presqu’ile Winery
    Episode 1: Spotlight on Local Musical Families

    To learn more about SMPS programs and to help the Phil play on, visit their website at: https://smphilharmonic.org/