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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The Planets

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

The Planets by Gustav Holst is a monumental work, in which each movement represents a different planet in our solar system. Join Assistant Conductor Christopher James Lees and the musicians of the Charlotte Symphony for this exciting concert experience on Friday, Nevember 30th, 2018 at 10 a.m.

Program includes:
Mars, the Bringer of War
Venus, the Bringer of Peac
Mercury, the Winged Messenger
Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity
Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age
Uranus, the Magician
Neptune, the Mystic


LINK UP


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! Check back soon for information about our next Link Up program.

For more information about Link Up, click here.
 

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 plustig@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 cstonnell@charlottesymphony.org for pricing and booking information.

Past education concert themes have included:

  • John Williams Unlimited
  • 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 and Community Programs Manager
704.714.5114
plustig@charlottesymphony.org