Education Concerts

DEBBIE PHILLIPS CLASSICAL CONCERTS FOR STUDENTS


Presented annually since 1951, these thematic, curriculum-based concerts are geared to the integration of music into the core curriculum and are an excellent way for students from across the region to experience the power of a live orchestra. Concerts last approximately 50 minutes and are open to students in grades 3-8.

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LINK UP: THE ORCHESTRA MOVES

GRADES 3-5 I TICKETS $8/$6 (TITLE I)


Link Up, a program of Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute, allows students to explore orchestral repertoire and fundamental musical skills through a hands-on music curriculum provided free from Carnegie Hall. Students attend a culminating concert where they sing and play recorder or violin with the orchestra from their seats! This year's concerts are on Friday, February 23, 2018 at 10 and 11:20 a.m.
 
2017-18 Program
CABANISS              Come to Play, Link Up Theme Song
OFFENBACH          Can-Can, Orpheus in the Underworld
J. STRAUSS           The Blue Danube
MENDELSSOHN     Nocturne, A Midsummer Night's Dream 
MOZART                Overture to The Marriage of Figaro
BIZET                     Toreador from Carmen
BEETHOVEN          Symphony No. 5, First Movement
CABANISS              Away I Fly
FILHO                     Cidade Maravilhosa

JOHN WILLIAMS UNLIMITED

GRADES 6-12 I TICKETS $8/$6 (TITLE I)

From Indina Jones to Superman, the legendary film scores of John Williams have been unparalleled in their ability to connect with movigoers of all ages. Join Assistant Conductor Christopher James Lees and the musicians of the Charlotte Symphony for this exciting concert experience on Friday, January 12, 2017 at 10 a.m.

Program to be annouced.

 


Tickets/Reservations: Tickets are $8 for students, teachers, and chaperones. A reduced rate of $6 for Title I schools is available. Please keep in mind that the ticket price does not include transportation to or from the venue. If you have questions, please contact Phoebe Lustig at 704.714.5114 or phoebel@charlottesymphony.org.

We can also take these concerts out on the road! School districts and/or individual schools interested in hosting an education concert should contact Chris Stonnell, Director of Education, at 704.714.5110 or at chriss@charlottesymphony.org for pricing and booking information.

Past education concert themes have included:

  • GROOVE: Rhythm of Life & Rhythm in Life
  • Orchestra in Orbit
  • Symphonic Dances From Across The Globe
  • Historical Measures: A Musical Timeline
  • Audible Imagery: Water as Music
  • Rhythm Around the World
  • Celebrate America!
  • Sounds of Enchantment: Myths, Legends, Fairy Tales and Folk Tales in Music
  • Notable Numbers: Patterns, Rhythms, and Form in Music
  • Eventful Music: Symphonic Stories of History

MORE INFORMATION

Phoebe Lustig, School Programs Manager
704.714.5114
phoebel@charlottesymphony.org