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Very Young People's Concerts

 

symphonic stories

featuring The Remarkable Farkle Mcbride:


  • Created for students in pre-school through second grade
  • Audience participation: Sing along to the chorus of The Remarkable Farkle McBride, rhythmic activities with In the Hall of the Mountain King from Peer Gynt and call and response to go along with Brahms' Serenade No. 1
  • Highlights: In the Hall of the Mountain King from Peer Gynt by Greig, March of the Toys by Herbert, Mars from The Planets by Holst and The Remarkable Farkle McBride
  • Other repertoire: Prelude to Act III from Lohengrin by Wagner and Serenade No. 1 by Brahms

Opportunities to See this show (Advance Reservations will Be accepted beginning August 1, 2018):

Clayton Center for the Arts - reservations accepted beginning August 1, 2018

Wednesday, February 27, 2019, at 9:30 and 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.

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

Tennessee Theatre - reservations accepted beginning August 1, 2018

Thursday, February 28, 2019, 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 July 31, 2018 - register in the new Online Grants System 
  • Prior to August 9, 2018 - 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 9.)
  • Payments made directly to schools from the TN Arts Commission

Please note that the eGrant application for Student Ticket Subsidy opens August 9, 2018, 9:00 a.m. 

KSO/Knox County STS Online Grant Information

 

RESOURCES

Teacher's Guide

Knox County Risk Assessment Form

 

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