About the Sinfonia Strings
First introduced at the 2012 National Convention in Orlando, Florida, the Sinfonia Strings continues to add to the one-of-a-kind musical immersion that Phi Mu Alpha Conventions offer. From special performances to collaborations with other ensembles, Brothers will have the opportunity to learn and make music under the direction of credentialed and experienced directors like Dr. Peter Wilson.
The 2022 National Convention, participants of the Sinfonia Strings can expect to perform during the formal Gala Banquet and partake in a special performance project during the convention
Those interested in being in the ensemble should fill out the application below.
Dr. Peter Wilson
Peter Wilson is an engaging and multifaceted violinist and conductor; The Washington Post called his musicianship “first-class”. He is Music Director of the Waynesboro Symphony and Richmond Philharmonic Orchestras in Virginia. Highly respected throughout the National Capital Region, he has served as a violinist of The White House for nearly a quarter century. He is Concertmaster of the American Festival Pops Orchestra and has guest conducted the National Symphony and the National Gallery Orchestras. He holds music degrees from Northwestern University and The Catholic University of America where he earned a Doctor of Musical Arts. Dr. Wilson began his professional career as Concertmaster of the Walt Disney World Orchestra. He has appeared as violin soloist with Rosemary Clooney, Renée Fleming, Bernadette Peters, and composer/conductor John Williams. He has appeared in international publications including The Strad, which stated “[Wilson] made music that had the stamp of quality.”
First Rehearsal: 1:00 PM, Wednesday, July 20, 2022