2014-15 BSO Midweek Concerts on Sale!

The BSO offers arts-integrated, STEAM activated concerts for Pre-K through sixth grade students.

Tiny Tots: Pre K – Kindergarten
Approximately 35 minutes in length
These interactive concerts introduce students to the instruments of the orchestra and provide a gateway into thinking about music through other subjects.

Prime Time: Grades 1-3
Approximately 40 minutes in length
Prime Time concerts excite students through musical exploration and an introduction into arts integrated curriculum links.

Music for Youth: Grades 4-6
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.

Teacher Resources can be located here


African-American Innovation | For Grades 4-6

Ken Lam, conductor
Baltimore City College Choir, Marcus Smith, director
Shannan E. Johnson, narrator
JoAnna Ford, soprano
Brandon Rapp and Rudy Lee, break dancers

Celebrating Black History Month, this concert highlights the innovations of Elijah McCoy, Duke Ellington and Harriet Tubman. With musical selections by Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Scott Joplin, James P. Johnson, and traditional spirituals, the accomplishments of these innovators come to life in an inspiring concert experience. Featuring guest artists such as Baltimore City College Choir, narrator Shannan E. Johnson, soprano Marquita Lister, and break dancers, this program honors the impact of African-American innovation on our collective history.

Be sure to check out these educational field trips with our Baltimore museum partners!

The Baltimore Museum of Industry
(410) 727-4808 ext. 117
Jessica Celmer: tours@thebmi.org 

Reginald F. Lewis Museum
Joy Hall - Group Reservationist: Hall@maamc.org

Wed, February 18, 2015, 10:00 AM & 11:30 AM

Fri, February 20, 2015, 10:00 AM & 11:30 AM



Remarkable Farkle McBride | For Grades Pre-K-3

Ken Lam, conductor

Young Farkle McBride is a musical genius who plays the violin, flute, trombone and drums with incredible skill. Experience the orchestral adaptation of actor John Lithgow's mesmerizing children's book where the fickle, yet lovable Farkle brings the sounds and rhythms of the orchestra to life.

Tue, April 28, 2015, 10:00 AM & 11:30 AM

Thu, April 30, 2015, 10:00 AM & 11:30 AM


Interested in writing lesson plans for the Midweek concerts? The BSO seeks innovative educators with a specialty in arts integration to write lesson plans for the Midweek Concert series.  Educators will work together in small teams with BSO Staff, BSO Education Conductor, and AEMS staff to create Music, Science, History and Language Arts arts-integrated lesson plan seeds and listening guides.

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Teacher Resources

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