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Very Young People's Concerts

Cloudy with a chance of music!

  • Created for students in pre-school through second grade
  • Audience participation: sing-a-long with the KSO, audience thunderstorm
  • Highlight: "Sunrise" from Also Sprach Zarathustra by Richard Strauss
  • Other repertoire:"Sand Storm" from Death Valley Suite by Ferde Grofé, "Waltz of the Snowflakes from The Nutcracker by Tchaikovsky, "Morning Mood" from Peer Gynt by Edvard Grieg, "Thunderstorm" from Beethoven's Symphony No. 6, and A Night on Bald Mountain by Mussorgsky

Opportunities to See this show:

Tennessee Theatre - click here to make a reservation

Wednesday, January 25, 2017, at 9:30 (only 75 seats remain available) and 11:00 a.m. -  Tickets are $8 each, with one adult free for every 10 paying students. Groups of less than 50 will be asked to pay when your reservation is confirmed.

Clayton Center for the Arts - click here to make a reservation

Thursday, January 26, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. -  Tickets are $6 each, with one adult free for every 10 paying students. Groups of less than 50 will be asked to pay when your reservation is confirmed.

For more information about the Very Young People's Concerts, please contact the Director of Education & Community Partnerships or call 865-521-2325.

 

Resources to DOWNLOAD

Teacher's Guide

Knox County Risk Assessment Form

 

STUDENT TICKET SUBSIDY Funding

Very Young People’s Concerts are eligible for the Student Ticket Subsidy (STS) Program: Student Ticket Subsidy funds artist fees, tickets and transportation consts for students from Tennessee Public schools.  Students will experience a broad variety of cultural opportunities, arts disciplines and artists during field trips or with in-school teaching artists. For more information, visit the Tennessee Arts Commission website.

  • Schools can request up to $3,000
  • Awarded per capita and by demand on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Applications must be received 30 days prior to concert date
  • NEW! Payments made directly to schools from the TN Arts Commission

Please note that the eGrant application for Student Ticket Subsidy opens August 11, 9:00 a.m. Grants from this fund are usually depleted within a few days of the submission date.

KSO/Knox County STS eGrant Information

 

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