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Young People's Concerts

sheena mccall YOUNG PEOPLE'S CONCERTS for 2015: 

At the Knoxville Civic Auditorium:

october 28, 2015 9:30 a.m. & 10:45 A.M

October 29, 2015 9:30 a.m. & 10:45 A.M. 

October 30, 2015 - 9:30 A.M. only

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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. 

 

At the Niswonger Performing Arts Center, Greeneville:

november 3, 2015  - 9:30 A.M. & 11:00 A.M. 

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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) 521-2302 and your call will be returned as quickly as possible. You can also contact the Education & Community Partnerships Assistant. 


STUDENT TICKET SUBSIDY PROGRAM

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 Page.   

 

Meet the musicians PROGRAM

Knox County Music Educators: Meet the Musicians brings a pair of KSO musicians into your classroom.  KSO musicians will introduce their instruments, play music related to the Young People's Concert Experience and answer any questions your students might have.

Meet the Musicians Sign-up Form 2015 - 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 provide one of the most unusual and imaginative programs available to introduce kids to classical music. The young audiences travel to the Knoxville Civic Auditorium or to the Niswonger Performing Arts Center in Greeneville to experience a live orchestra concert geared toward them. The programs cater specifically 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.

 

SPONSORS

The Young People's Concerts are presented with support from the Lura-Lee G. and William E. Lange Foundation.

 

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR PARTNERS IN EDUCATION:

  • Knox County Schools
  • Knox County Schools' Board of Education
  • Andy Adzima, Inskip Elementary, Education Advisory Council
  • Sheree Beeler, Shannondale Elementary, Education Advisory Council
  • Liz Britt, Webb School, Education Advisory Council
  • Sarah Cummings, Rocky Hill Elementary, Education Advisory Council
  • Allison Hendrix, Northshore Elementary, Education Advisory Council
  • Kristin Luttrell, Gibbs Elementary, Education Advisory Council
  • LeeAnn Parker, Bearden Elementary, Education Advisory Council
  • Mary Beth Townsend, Sacred Heart Cathedral School, Education Advisory Council
  • Tracy Ward, Sequoyah Elementary, Education Advisory Council 

 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:

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