Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic is an auditioned symphonic orchestra composed of approximately sixty-five professional, semi-professional, and amateur musicians. The Philharmonic performs five regular season concerts each year in Alexandria, Virginia at Bishop Ireton High School and in Washington, D.C. at Church of the Epiphany. Under the leadership of music director and conductor Ulysses S. James, Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic has earned a reputation for performing high quality, adventurous, and interesting musical programs.
WMP rehearses every Sunday evening from 5 to 8 p.m. throughout the concert season. Most rehearsals are held at Bishop Ireton High School in Alexandria, VA. To inquire about auditioning for WMP, contact Music Director Ulysses S. James at (703) 799-8229 or firstname.lastname@example.org.