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The benefits of a music education extend far beyond the reach of the classroom.  Studies show that music education can have a positive effect not only on a child's academic performance, but also on his or her sense of community, self expression, and self esteem.

Contact Symphoria today to learn more about our kid-friendly performances, master classes and coaching, or how your students can play on stage at the Crouse-Hinds Theater!

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PROGRAM

GRADE

LOCATION

SORCERERS, WIZARD & WITCHES

Explores a magical world with music of Harry Potter, Dukas' Sorcerers Apprentice, and the hit Broadway Show Wicked.

(Full Orchestra)

K-7

October 24 at Crouse-Hinds Theater, or in your school in October-November.

A MELODIC LIFE

Trace the life of Bob, a lighthearted melody from childhood to middle age. Bob experiences many of life's events such as going to school, playing sports and even getting a job.


(Full Orchestra)

PK-5

March-April, in your school

SYMPHORIA ENSEMBLES

Symphoria musicians and ensembles visit schools providing a program specially tailored to your needs.   Past programs have included instrument introductions, historical overviews, and specialized programs focusing on the elements of music (melody, harmony, movement).   Brass Quintet, Percussion Ensemble, Woodwind Quintet, and String Quartets are available.

(Ensemble)

K-6

In your school

SPOTLIGHT SERIES

Our Spotlight Series features your ensemble in the lobby of Crouse-Hinds Theater before a Masterworks or Pops concert.

(Feature Performance)

7-12

Crouse-Hinds Theater

MASTER CLASSES & COACHING

Symphoria musician(s) work with your students in small groups, offering instruction and advice on musicianship, ensemble performance, and instrumental techniques.  Coaching can be embedded in your ensemble in order to offer real time feedback to students during existing rehearsals.

(Group Instruction)

7-12

In your school

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.

7-12

In your school

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)

7-12

Crouse-Hinds Theater

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.

5-12

Onondaga Community College

 

Remember, kids 18 and under are FREE for all regular season performances!

Support Symphoria

Great music connects us as community members, at every age and in every walk of life. From Brahms to Broadway, and from movie scores to Mozart, Symphoria performances will inspire you. Help us keep symphonic music alive in Central New York for everyone to enjoy.