Philharmonic To Commence Winter Season—Welcomes New Musicians

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JOSHUA TREE, CA – The acclaimed Joshua Tree Philharmonic (JPHIL) will begin its Winter 2016 Season this coming Monday, October 3, at 6:30pm at the Hi-Desert Cultural Center’s Blak Box Theater in Joshua Tree.  The innovative inter-generational community orchestra welcomes new musicians to join and be a part of its phenomenal new season that will highlight music from Alan Silvestri’s THE POLAR EXPRESS, John Williams’ HOME ALONE, Dr. Seuss’ THE GRINCH THAT STOLE CHRISTMAS that features Faith Hill, Mannheim Steamroller, BABES IN TOYLAND, and many other beloved Christmas and holiday orchestral and jazz favorites.

Under the direction of renowned Maestro Jarrod Radnich, the JPHIL is a multi-session, year-round, inter-generational community orchestra comprised of over 50 musicians from the Morongo Basin, Coachella Valley, Inland Empire, High-Desert/Apple Valley region – and beyond.  Open to all instruments and musicians who demonstrate competency on their instrument, all orchestral parts are expertly created and arranged for each musician in the orchestra.

With weekly rehearsals for its Winter Season starting the beginning of October, the JPHIL meets Monday evenings from 6:30-8:30pm that will culminate in four performances December 16-18, 2016 at the Hi-Desert Cultural Center’s state-of-the-art facilities located at 61231 Hwy 62 in Joshua Tree, CA.  There are no fees to participate in the orchestra.  New musicians are encouraged to attend and bring their instrument to audition or send an email to for more information on participation.  All concert proceeds go toward supporting the Cultural Center’s music programs and student scholarships.

The HI-DESERT CULTURAL CENTER (DBA) is a fully compliant non-profit 501(c)3 organization: “HI-DESERT PLAYHOUSE GUILD, INC.” Federal Tax ID# 23-7425816


GREAT NEWS FOR SEASON PACKAGE TICKET HOLDERS! Should your schedule change and you find yourself needing to attend a performance on a different date — if you give the Box Office at least 48 hours notice prior to your ticketed performance, management will attempt to exchange your ticket for a different performance of the same show!