North Carolina Symphony

Expose your students, scouts, homeschoolers, or camp group to the world of classical music at North Carolina Symphony. Founded in 1932, the symphony’s main performances take place in the 1,700-seat Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh. Each year, over 55,000 North Carolina youth benefit from the symphony’s educational programming. The North Carolina Symphony performs music by composers such as Beethoven, Brahms, Dvořák, and many others. Groups can enjoy a variety of the symphony’s daytime and evening performances. The North Carolina Symphony hosts several special event concerts throughout the year.

contact info

Hrs: Mon.-Fri. 9AM-5PM.

School

The program for the Education Concert Series includes performances of works by Giacomo Rossini, Beethoven, Schubert, and more. The Friday Favorites Concerts Series offers groups afternoon performances of pieces like Tchaikovsky's 5th Symphony and Smetana’s The Moldau from My Homeland. Students can also have fun trying out string, woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments in the Instrument Zoo before shows. Open rehearsals with Q&A sessions are available at no charge to educators and school groups in grades 6th and up, allowing students to see how the conductor and the orchestra polish pieces of music. Advance reservations are required.

supports classroom learning in:
Performing Arts.

topics covered:
Music, instruments, composition, history, culture.

contact info
Name: Sarah Baron, Director of Education
Phone: 919-789-5461
Email: sbaron@ncsymphony.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College Group Size: 10 minimum. Program Type: Day Trips, Performances, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1.5-3 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Phone, Email. Food Options: Fee, Free Cost: Fee, Free Accessible To: PD, VI, HI.

Music Concert Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A concert is a live music performance in front of an audience. The performance may be by a single musician, sometimes then called a recital, or by a musical ensemble, such as an orchestra, choir, or band, before recorded music, concerts provided the main opportunity to hear musicians play.

Field trips to music concerts bring lessons on famous composers such as Mozart, Beethoven, Bach, Chopin, and more to life. Groups will be able to hear and feel the music these composers created long ago while seated in world renowned concert halls.

View Lesson Plan>>

North Carolina Symphony

Expose your students, scouts, homeschoolers, or camp group to the world of classical music at North Carolina Symphony. Founded in 1932, the symphony’s main performances take place in the 1,700-seat Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh. Each year, over 55,000 North Carolina youth benefit from the symphony’s educational programming. The North Carolina Symphony performs music by composers such as Beethoven, Brahms, Dvořák, and many others. Groups can enjoy a variety of the symphony’s daytime and evening performances. The North Carolina Symphony hosts several special event concerts throughout the year.

contact info

Hrs: Mon.-Fri. 9AM-5PM.

Scouts

Catch a performance at the North Carolina Symphony with your scouts to begin working on Music badge requirements. Scouts will enjoy pops, classical music, and more. During Instrument Zoos, scouts can try string, woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments before concerts. Scouts are also welcome to attend the symphony’s special event concerts on select Friday and Saturday evenings. Reservations are required.

supports scout badges in:
Performing Arts.

topics covered:
Music, instruments, composition, history, culture.

contact info
Name: Sarah Baron, Director of Education
Phone: 919-789-5461
Email: sbaron@ncsymphony.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: 10 minimum. Program Type: Day Trips, Performances, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1.5-2 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee Accessible To: PD, VI, HI.

Music Concert Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A concert is a live music performance in front of an audience. The performance may be by a single musician, sometimes then called a recital, or by a musical ensemble, such as an orchestra, choir, or band, before recorded music, concerts provided the main opportunity to hear musicians play.

Field trips to music concerts bring lessons on famous composers such as Mozart, Beethoven, Bach, Chopin, and more to life. Groups will be able to hear and feel the music these composers created long ago while seated in world renowned concert halls.

View Lesson Plan>>

North Carolina Symphony

Expose your students, scouts, homeschoolers, or camp group to the world of classical music at North Carolina Symphony. Founded in 1932, the symphony’s main performances take place in the 1,700-seat Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh. Each year, over 55,000 North Carolina youth benefit from the symphony’s educational programming. The North Carolina Symphony performs music by composers such as Beethoven, Brahms, Dvořák, and many others. Groups can enjoy a variety of the symphony’s daytime and evening performances. The North Carolina Symphony hosts several special event concerts throughout the year.

contact info

Hrs: Mon.-Fri. 9AM-5PM.

Camp

Summer camp groups will have a great time listening to pops, classical, and more performed by the North Carolina Symphony. The symphony’s Summerfest at the Koka Booth Amphitheatre will delight campers with activities such as trying instruments in the Instrument Zoo, picnics, and of course, classical masterworks performances. Campers under age 12 are admitted to Summerfest for free. Camp groups can also attend Friday Favorites on Friday afternoons at the symphony.

contact info
Name: Kimberly Little, Group Sales & Promotions Coordinator
Phone: 919-789-5505
Email: klittle@ncsymphony.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: 10 minimum. Program Type: Day Trips, Performances, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring Your Own, Outdoor Seating. Cost: Fee, Free Accessible To: PD, VI, HI.

Music Concert Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A concert is a live music performance in front of an audience. The performance may be by a single musician, sometimes then called a recital, or by a musical ensemble, such as an orchestra, choir, or band, before recorded music, concerts provided the main opportunity to hear musicians play.

Field trips to music concerts bring lessons on famous composers such as Mozart, Beethoven, Bach, Chopin, and more to life. Groups will be able to hear and feel the music these composers created long ago while seated in world renowned concert halls.

View Lesson Plan>>

North Carolina Symphony

Expose your students, scouts, homeschoolers, or camp group to the world of classical music at North Carolina Symphony. Founded in 1932, the symphony’s main performances take place in the 1,700-seat Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh. Each year, over 55,000 North Carolina youth benefit from the symphony’s educational programming. The North Carolina Symphony performs music by composers such as Beethoven, Brahms, Dvořák, and many others. Groups can enjoy a variety of the symphony’s daytime and evening performances. The North Carolina Symphony hosts several special event concerts throughout the year.

contact info

Hrs: Mon.-Fri. 9AM-5PM.

Homeschool

Homeschoolers will enjoy experiences with music during the symphony’s Friday Favorites Concerts Series, which offers groups afternoon performances of pieces such as Tchaikovsky's 5th Symphony and Smetana’s The Moldau from My Homeland. Homeschoolers can also have fun trying out woodwind, brass, string, and percussion instruments in the Instrument Zoo before performances. Open rehearsals with Q&A sessions are available at no charge to educators and scholastic groups in grades 6th and up, giving homeschoolers an inside look at how the conductor and the orchestra polish pieces of music. Advance reservations are required.

topics covered:
Performing arts, music, instruments, composition, history, culture.

contact info
Name: Sarah Baron, Director of Education
Phone: 919-789-5461
Email: sbaron@ncsymphony.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: 10 minimum. Program Type: Day Trips, Performances, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1.5-3 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee, Free Accessible To: PD, VI, HI.

Music Concert Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A concert is a live music performance in front of an audience. The performance may be by a single musician, sometimes then called a recital, or by a musical ensemble, such as an orchestra, choir, or band, before recorded music, concerts provided the main opportunity to hear musicians play.

Field trips to music concerts bring lessons on famous composers such as Mozart, Beethoven, Bach, Chopin, and more to life. Groups will be able to hear and feel the music these composers created long ago while seated in world renowned concert halls.

View Lesson Plan>>

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