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Very Young People's Concerts

Very Young People's Concerts:

Let's tell a story!

This year's concerts explore how music can tell a story with the help of Maestro Lucas Richman and the KSO's animated friend, Picardy Penguin.  Picardy will help students learn how music can emphasize important parts of a story or define character.  Students will join the KSO in the concert theme song: Music Can Make Your Life Complete, create a musical story in Lucas Richman's The Birthday Present, explore how music emphasizes plot in Richman's Playground Escapades, and Picardy will narrate Prokofiev's beloved Peter and the Wolf which many students study in first and second grades!  Other repertoire includes: the traditional folk song Blow the Man Down, Rimsky-Korsakov's Flight of the Bumblebee, and Mozart's Overture to the Marriage of Figaro.

Two Opportunities to see this show:

Clayton Center for the Arts in Maryville, Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. - 40 seats remain!

Click here for reservations for Clayton Center for the Arts!


Tennessee Theatre, Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. - SOLD Out

A SECOND SHOW MAY BE OPENED AT 11:00 AM!

Please click below to be added to a waiting list for a second showing at 11:00 A.M.  The symphony will open a second show at such time as enough interest exists.  Your reservation will be confirmed at that time.

Click here for the 11:00 AM show Waiting LIst for the Tennessee Theatre!

 

 All school concert reservations must be directed to the Knoxville Symphony office. You can quickly and easily make your reservations ONLINE (see above).  If you have questions regarding reservations or scheduling, feel free to call the reservation voice mail lines below and your call will be returned as quickly as possible. You can also email the Education & Community Partnerships Assistant.

 (865) 521-2323 - Clayton Center for the Arts Concert

(865) 521-2322 - Tennessee Theatre Concert

 

Download

Let's Tell A Story Teacher's Guide 

The Story of Peter and the Wolf

Peter and the Wolf Matching

Knox County Risk Assessment Form

 

Student Ticket Subsidy Program

Very Young People’s Concerts are eligible for the Student Ticket Subsidy (STS) Program: The program exists to provide ticket subsidy funds to public schools for arts and cultural experiences to encourage schools to expose Tennessee students to a broad variety of cultural experiences, arts disciplines and artists. For more information, visit the TAC website.  

STS Information for Schools 
Knox County STS info
STS Assurances.   

 Please note that you will need to apply for Ticket Subsidy in the fall if you plan to attend the concert in February.  Grants from this fund are usually depleted within a couple days of the submission date.

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