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Young People's Concerts


SAVE The date!

At the Knoxville Civic Auditorium:

october 29, and 30, 2014  - 9:30 a.m. & 10:45 A.M.

October 31, 2014 - 9:30 A.M.

Theme for 2014 - coming soon! 

About Educational Concerts

The KSO presents two sets of educational concerts annually to 12,000 Knox and surrounding county public and private school students.

These concerts are one of the most unusual and imaginative programs available to introduce kids to classical music. The young audiences travel to the Knoxville Civic Auditorium to experience a live orchestra concert geared toward them.

The programs are catered to third through fifth graders.

The one-hour concerts are comprised of music and stories specially selected for younger ears. During the performance, narration and exciting visual elements such as slides, video projections, props, lights, and costumes are utilized to enhance the performance, stimulate the students' interest, and plant the seed for further music education growth.

The Young People's Concerts are a first-time symphony experience for many children, so the KSO does its best to make a positive and abiding impression.

To prepare the students for the upcoming concert experience, all classroom teachers are provided with cross-curricular study guides and compact discs of the concert selections.

For more information about Young People's Concerts, please contact the Director of Education and Community Partnerships.


All school concert reservations must be directed to the Knoxville Symphony office. You can quickly and easily make your reservations online. If you have questions regarding reservations or scheduling, feel free to call the reservation voice mail line at (865) 521-2338 and your call will be returned as quickly as possible. You can also contact the Education & Community Partnerships Assistant. 




  • Knox County Schools
  • Knox County Schools' Board of Education
  • Richard Mitchell, Knox County Schools
  • Sheree Beeler, Shannondale Elementary, Education Advisory Council
  • Melissa Flanagan, West Hills Elementary, Education Advisory Council
  • Terri King, Karns Middle, Education Advisory Council
  • LeeAnne Parker, Bearden Elementary, Education Advisory Council
  • Jason Patrick, Belle Morris Elementary, Education Advisory Council
  • Tracy Ward, A.L. Lotts Elementary, Education Advisory Council 



For more information about Young People's Concerts, please contact the Director of Education and Community Partnerships.