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Very Young People's Concerts

 

Drumming and Dancing

  • Created for students in pre-school through second grade
  • Audience participation: Learn the difference between steady beat and rhythm, activities to emphasize a march and a waltz
  • Highlights: Wilson's "Seventy Six Trombones" from The Music Man, W.C. Handy's St. Louis Blues March, Rosas' Sombre las Olas (Over the Waves), Mason Bates' Warehouse Medicine, Beethoven's Symphony No. 5
  • Other repertoire: Reich's Clapping Music, James Price Johnson's Drums: A Symphonic Poem, and Hyken's 5th Symphony Remixed

Opportunities to See this show:

Clayton Center for the Arts - Groups of 50 or more, click here for online reservations!

Groups of less than 50 reservations by phone 865-291-3310!

Please confirm your group numbers prior to your call.  You will be asked to pay for your group when your reservation is made and no exchanges or refunds are offered for these tickets.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020, at 9:30 & 11:00* a.m.

Tickets are $8 each, with one adult free for every 10 paying students. Groups of less than 50, please confirm your number as you will be asked to pay when you reserve your seats. The KSO has a no refund policy for these tickets. Tickets are required for children ages 2 and up.

*11:00 AM concert is recommended for home school groups!


Tennessee Theatre - Groups of 50 or more, click here for online reservations!

Groups of less than 50 reservation available by phone 865-291-3310!

Please confirm your group numbers prior to your call.  You will be asked to pay for your group when your reservation is made and no exchanges or refunds are offered for these tickets.

Thursday, February 27, 2020, at 9:30 a.m. only.

Tickets are $8 each, with one adult free for every 10 paying students. Groups of less than 50, please confirm your number as you will be asked to pay when you reserve your seats. The KSO has a no refund policy for these tickets.

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

 

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. Please note that you Must register in the Tennessee Arts Commission Online Grants System before you can submit a grant (A registration may take between 1-7 days to be approved. Please register prior to any grant opening or deadline to avoid missing a potential funding opportunity). For more information, visit the Tennessee Arts Commission Online Grants SystemFor more information, visit the Tennessee Arts Commission website.

  • Schools can request up to $3,000
  • Allocated by county and awarded on a first-come, first-served basis
  • By August 2, 2019 - register in the new Online Grants System 
  • Prior to August 13, 2019 - make a reservation with the KSO and receive a confirmation number by email first (this confirmation number will be noted on your grant application)
  • Applications must be received 30 days prior to concert date (Funds for Knox County are usually depleted within a few days.  It is recommended that you apply on August 13.)
  • Payments made directly to schools from the TN Arts Commission

Please note that the eGrant application for Student Ticket Subsidy opens August 13, 2019, 9:00 a.m. 

KSO/Knox County STS Online Grant Information

 

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Teacher's Guide

Knox County Risk Assessment Form

 

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