Tune Up Philly (TUP), the community engagement program of PYO Music Institute (PYO), directed by Paul Smith, presents its first concert of the season on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 1 p.m. The young musicians will celebrate traditional dances and folk melodies in this program. This unique opportunity brings together art and culture to showcase the student’s talents. The show will take place at The Temple Performing Arts Center, located at 1837 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA. This is a free event. For more information, please call 215-545-0502.

TUP Director and Conductor Paul Smith explained the purpose of TUP. He said, “We focus on creating and inspiring true community by providing children in under-resourced areas with invaluable opportunities to learn and perform a differentiated orchestral music curriculum. Our students are committed to making their families proud of their accomplishments, and I know they will be.”