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Northwest Indiana Life Profile

Northwest Indiana Life Profile

A great conversation and article by Sergio Valdes. "Philip Bauman is a man with a true passion and understanding for music. As the conductor for Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra Youth Orchestra and Music Director of the Michigan City Messiah, music has had a...

Join  Me at SSC

Join Me at SSC

It's time to register for class! To all my orchestra friends in Northwest Indiana and South Suburbs of Chicago, consider joining the Orchestra at South Suburban College. Class meets on Mondays from 6-9pm. Download a non-credit application here. The tuition fee is very...

Follow Phil to SSC

Follow Phil to SSC

Looking for something new! You are invited to follow Phil and join the South Suburban College Orchestra. The chamber orchestra rehearses on Monday evenings and presents 4 concerts per year. Register TODAY!  Explore interesting repertoire in a community...

Amazing Journey

Amazing Journey

As my tenure with La Porte comes to a close this weekend, check out this in-depth and insightful article by Andrew Tallackson in THE BEACHER.  The Symphony will highlight another of Andrew's many talents, those of a pianist, as he performs iconic music...

Star on the Rise

Star on the Rise

I've been blessed to work with some amazing singers and instrumentalists over the years. I'm so very proud of the hard work Delshawn Taylor has put into his career. He was a 2015 recipient of the American Prize in Voice and also won the Chicago Musical Theater Award,...

Tales from the Dark Side

Tales from the Dark Side

A family-friendly Halloween themed concert brought out the creative best of the community. Craft activities for the kids, costumed orchestra and audience members, costume parade and more brought life to the Civic Auditorium in late October. I had a blast dressing up...

Hoosier Star A Rousing Success

Hoosier Star A Rousing Success

Hoosier Star 2017 was a smashing success as 10 contestants competed for the top cash prizes and trophies. The audience voted that night and crowned Youth Winner Jarynn Sampson (right) and Adult Julia Campoli (left). Congratulations to all the contestants! Learn more...

Mighty Messiah

Mighty Messiah

As the musical frenzy of December steams down the tracks, we all have our favorite destinations. Before we know it "Last Stop - Christmas" is heard and the season has reached its destination. My journey which now includes a performance of Messiah has created new and...

Holiday at the Pops Coverage

Holiday at the Pops Coverage

Great coverage of the 2016 Holiday Pops concert by La Porte County Life.  Close to 3,000 audience members enjoyed the sights and sounds of the season through the music of the La Porte County Symphony Orchestra.  The evening raised money for the La Porte Hospital...

Messiah – A Reflection

Messiah – A Reflection

What a delight and blessing it was to conduct Messiah with my friends in Michigan City. The performance was beyond words!  The soloists, Sarah Gartshore, Kristin Gornstein, Matthew Daniel and Peter van de Graaff provided eloquent and graceful voices to the arias and...

Messiah Rehearsals have begun

Messiah Rehearsals have begun

What a glorious start to the preparations for the December 20th, 3pm performance of Messiah in Michigan City.  Last night we had a very strong start to what promises to be a remarkable event. Thanks to so many for making this annual tradition flourish.  Thank you...

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