23|24 Community Events
Boise Phil’s Community Engagement Program is a series of initiatives that take music out of the concert hall and into our communities, providing opportunities to engage with the artists and the music in deeper, more meaningful ways while helping to ensure greater access to quality music experiences.
Boise Pride Parade – September 10th, 2023
-9:30 am – 11:00 am
Founded in 1989, Boise Pride Festival is set to celebrate its 33rd Anniversary this year.
Exceptional support from our community has made the festival a stand-out LGBTQ+ celebration. We strive to promote unity and celebrate the diversity of sexual orientations and gender identities, engaging the Boise community year-round. Boise Pride Fest is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit based out of Boise, Idaho.
Boise Brewing – September 23rd, 2023
-7:00 pm (21+)
Celebrate the Boise Phil being Boise Brewing’s Non-profit of the month! Come grab drink and listen to some familiar tunes from our Brass Quintet.
Boise Phil at First Friday – October 6th, 2023
– 5:30 – 9pm (All ages)
These family-friendly evenings give you a chance to meet Garden City’s artists in their studios and work spaces. Plus, you’ll find hands-on art activities at artKids tables and keep an eye out for roving and pop-up artists and performances throughout the night. Our Woodwind Quintet will be performing at the Surel’s place residence.
Boise Downtown Library – October 26th, 2023
– 5:00 – 7:30pm (All ages)
Join us at the Boise Downtown Library for a fun and engaging performance from our chamber ensembles. Hear music from our String Quartet, Woodwind Quintet, and Brass Quintet, enjoy some family friendly activities, and support local music in Boise.
Chamber Music Night Pop Up (Neckar Coffee) – October 27th, 2023
-6:00pm doors, 6:30 dinner, 7:00pm performance
-$50 ticket through Neckar’s Website
Chamber music pop up events feature our chamber ensembles performing at local businesses and Boise landmarks. Neckar Coffee will be hosting our first pop up of the season. Your ticket includes a performance from our Wind Quintet and dinner and drinks below:
1. A handmade savory galette
2. A side salad
3. 2 glasses of wine (or two beers)
4. A dessert
BPYO Chamber Pop Up (Neckar coffee) – November 11th, 2023
– 9:30am (All ages)
Come start your day with coffee and music! Hear some great student ensembles perform traditional and familiar tunes.
Nampa Downtown Library – January 11th, 2024
– 4:30 – 6:00pm (All ages)
Join us at the Nampa Downtown Library for a fun and engaging performance from our chamber ensembles. Hear music from our String Quartet, Woodwind Quintet, and Brass Quintet, enjoy some family friendly activities, and support local music in Boise.
Boise Phil Annual Pub Crawl – April 26th, 2024
– 6:00 – 9:00 pm (21+)
Bring your friends and family and join us on April 26th for our Annual Boise Phil Pub Crawl! Visit all three locations to hear great music from our chamber ensembles, purchase Boise Phil collectables, and enter in a raffle to win free tickets to upcoming performances.
Chamber Music Pop Up – (Boise) – May (TBA)
Pop up chamber performances at local businesses and landmarks.
PHIL THE HALL
Phil the Hall is a Community Engagement Program that provides free access to Boise Phil performances to nonprofit organizations throughout Southern Idaho. Veteran and nursing homes, youth development organizations, service clubs, and domestic violence shelters are just a few examples of the nonprofits we invite to Phil the Hall.
Are you a 501c3 non-profit? If you are a non-profit organization serving seniors, youth, families, veterans, or active military and would like to be a community engagement partner, please contact Andrew Martin, Boise Phil’s Learning & Engagement Coordinator, at 208-344-7849 or email@example.com.
Starting January 1, 2023, Boise Phil will host a book club featuring Year of Wonder by Clemency Burton-Hill. Get your copy now and be ready to join us in the new year. As you read, you can easily find the monthly playlist on the Boise Phil Spotify Page. Questions or do you want to join? Email firstname.lastname@example.org. More details to follow.
Library Musical Storytime
Celebrate Idaho Family Reading Month with the Library and the Boise Philharmonic. Join us for Musical Storytimes with Boise Philharmonic musicians and your favorite stories. Dates and locations coming soon!
Community Engagement Sponsors
City of Boise and Boise City Department of Arts & History
Enterprise Holdings Foundation
Idaho Community Foundation