Mid-Week Education Concerts
Midweek Ticket Instructions
Tiny Tots: Pre-K-Kindergarten, approximately 35 minutes in length
These fun and interactive concerts introduce students to the instruments of the orchestra.
Prime Time: Grades 1-3, approximately 40 minutes in length
Prime Time concerts excite students in grades 1-3, exploring the world of live orchestra music.
Music for Youth: Grades 4-8, approximately 40 minutes in length
Whether new comers to the orchestra or already young musicians, these concerts will engage students and provide meaningful connections to key curriculum subjects.
Tickets are $6.50 each. One free chaperone ticket per 15 paid students; additional chaperone tickets $6.50. To submit orders via email or fax, please download and complete the printable order form. Contact email@example.com / (410) 783-8118 for more information. Click here for Midweek Ticket Instructions.
BSO Midweek Concerts in 2012/13
Wizards and Wands (Music for Youth)Wednesday, October 31, 2012 10:30 AM
Unlocking key scientific concepts, we discover the natural versus supernatural and link science, music and magic. Musical delights include Sorcerer's Apprentice, Harry Potter, and Stravinsky's Firebird.
The Nutcracker (Tiny Tots/Prime Time)
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 10:00 AM (TT) and 11:30 AM (PT)
Friday, December 7, 2012 10:00 AM (TT) and 11:30 AM (PT)
Conductor: Cristian Macelaru
Guest Artists: Rheda Becker, narrator (Friday, December 7)
Becky Mossing, narrator (Wednesday, December 5)
Baltimore School for the Arts, dancers
Delve into this timeless classic through the lens of geography, movement and world cultures. With music from Act II and dancers from Baltimore School for the Arts, The Nutcracker comes alive onstage with the BSO.
Musical Roots: From Africa to America (Music for Youth)
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 10:00 AM and 11:30 AM
Friday, March 1, 2013 10:00 AM and 11:30 AM
Conductor: Damon Gupton
Guest Artist: Karen Callaway Williams, tap master
Uncover the indelible influence of African drumbeats, moving spirituals and ragtime on orchestral music. In our exploration of African and American history we investigate the fusion of musical genres in music by Eubie Blake, Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, Duke Ellington's Rockin in Rhythm, and Steve Reich's Clapping Music.
Peter and the Wolf (Tiny Tots/Prime Time)
Conductor: Shizuo Kuwahara
Guest Artists: Rheda Becker, narrator
Bob Brown Puppets
Aligning with the English Language Arts Common Core standards, narrator extraordinaire, Rheda Becker, and Bob Brown Puppets captivate students with Prokofiev's triumphant tale. Through this iconic work, students meet the instruments of the orchestra and discover how to put a mischievous story together.
Did you know?
• The BSO proudly supports arts integration. Through our partnership with Arts Education in Maryland Schools Alliance (AEMS) and Maryland Music Educators Association (MMEA), we align all of our concerts to meet state and national curriculum and common core standards.
• We provide teachers' guides for all of our midweek concerts. Download interactive lesson plans on our website at bsokids.org.
If you have any question about our concerts, musicians, programs, activities, or anything BSO related, contact us, we'd love to help! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 410.783.8118