SCHOOL PROGRAMS

We invite you to participate in the numerous programs and opportunities we offer throughout the year for classrooms, young musicians, families, and the entire community.
Contact Symphoria today to learn more about our kid-friendly performances, master classes and coaching, or how your students can play at Crouse-Hinds Theater.

And remember, kids 18 and under are FREE for all regular-season performances. Over 20,000 students have heard Symphoria perform free of charge, and we are pleased to welcome school groups to our evening performances.

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PROGRAMS

BEETHOVEN’S GHOST

A spooktacularly musical Halloween with one of our favorite composers, Beethoven! When his ghost visits the orchestra, he learns how his own music influenced music for the last 250 years.

(Full Orchestra)

Grade: 2-6
Location: Livestream on demand beginning November 1

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THE SCIENCE OF SOUND

What do music and science have in common? EVERYTHING! The Symphoria percussion section explores how we perceive sound, and how instruments make sound.

(Full Orchestra)

Grade: 3-5
Location: Livestreaming beginning February 7

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PETER AND THE WOLF

Walk through the woods with Peter and friends during this musical favorite for the young and the young-at-heart.

(Full Orchestra)

Grade: 2-6
Location: Livestreaming beginning April 18

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SYMPHORIA ENSEMBLES

These livestream and in person visits to schools feature our Percussion Ensemble, Brass Quintet, Woodwind Quintet, String Trio or Quartet, including demonstrations & performances. Performances can also be paired with masterclasses, if desired.

(Ensemble)

Grade: 4-12
Location: In your school throughout the school year

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SPOTLIGHT SERIES

Our Spotlight Series features your ensemble in the lobby of Crouse-Hinds Theater or via pre-recorded performance that will be streamed before a Masterworks or Pops concert.

(Feature Performance)

Grade: 7-12
Location: Crouse-Hinds Theater

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MASTER CLASSES & COACHING

Symphoria musicians travel to schools via livestream and in-person to provide specialized coaching to young musicians.

(Group Instruction)

Grade: 5-12
Location: In your school

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ADOPT-A-CONCERT

Symphoria offers a unique opportunity for student musicians to adopt a Kids’ series performance. Adoption involves running the pre-concert instrument petting zoo, serving snacks in the lobby, and ushering the performance.

Grade: 7-12
Location: In your school

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SYMPHORIA YOUTH ORCHESTRA

The Symphoria Youth Orchestras give students with a passion for music an opportunity to develop their skills, refine their musicianship and cultivate an overall appreciation for excellence in music with other similarly interested students.

Grade: 5-12
Location: Rock Center; Syracuse, NY

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SYMPHORIA DAY

Symphoria musicians provide an in-depth master class for your group, plus a guest artist visit can be paired with a an open rehearsal and attendance at a Symphoria performance!

(Group Instruction)

Grade: 7-12
Location: Crouse-Hinds Theater

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