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Glissando is the educational program of the Lyra Society. Established in 2007 by Elizabeth Hainen, the Principal Harpist of the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Glissando program provides harps and lessons to students in Philadelphia Schools.

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Dear PHILO Project Clients, Friends and Supporters,


Effective May 1, 2019 The PHILO Project will be accepting no new applications.

That’s right. PHILO is shutting down.


The past six years have been great! I’ve enjoyed meeting wonderful, generous people in greater Philadelphia’s small nonprofit community; people who are doing many great things to make our region better - and shooting and editing what I consider to be some pretty good videos.

So why am I doing this? READ ON..