“MEET THE ORCHESTRA” OFFERS HANDS ON OPPORTUNITY FOR KIDS
TO ENGAGE IN CLASSICAL MUSIC
Boca Raton, FL–The SYMPHONIA’S popular “Meet the Orchestra” series returns this year, offering kids through age 14 and their parents a fun way to learn about classical music. Kids attend a live dress rehearsal with the orchestra, then meet the musicians and participate in an “instrument petting zoo.” The program takes place on Saturdays from 10:30 am-12 noon at the Robert’s Theater, St Andrews School, 3900 Jog Road, Boca Raton.
Upcoming “Meet the Orchestra” programs include:
December 7, 2019: Reading the Staff
Learn about parts of the staff and how to read music, as well as learning about composer Samuel Barber’s Knoxville, Summer of 1915.
January 4, 2020: Speaking in Music
Learn about the ways that composers communicate their musical ideas to musicians and meet violinist Danie Andai.
February 8, 2020: You Get Rhythm
Create basic music rhythms, learn about the composers Zwilich and Beethoven, meet conductor James Judd and soloists Elissa Lee Koljonen and Yumi Kendall.
March 28, 2020: Come Compose with Us
Compose music as a group, using the information learned from the previous sessions and meet piano soloist Marika Bournaki.
Tickets are free for children and $5 for adults. Reservations are required. For tickets, visit thesymphonia.org or call 866-687-4201.
About The SYMPHONIA
The SYMPHONIA, recognized as the region’s world-class chamber orchestra, provides high-quality classical music for the enjoyment and benefit of the South Florida community. The SYMPHONIA’S performances and educational outreach programs feature nationally and internationally acclaimed conductors and soloists, enhancing the cultural lives of area residents, with special emphasis on its younger citizens.