2020-21 Midweek Concerts: BGE Broadcasts, are available free to schools
and families. Register here.

  • Schools

    Schools

    Connect your classroom to the BSO:

    Midweek Concerts: STEAM-activated, arts-integrated orchestra concerts for students Pre-K to Grade 8 and beyond. The Midweek listener guides and videos need to be moved to the offstage site as well.

    Open Rehearsals for Students: Offering serious high school and college music students a “behind the scenes” look at a working BSO rehearsal. (Middle school students may be considered by special request.)

    Side by Sides: A unique opportunity for local high school music students to rehearse and perform with BSO musicians.

    Musical Mentors: Gives music students the opportunity to study with professional musicians. 90-minute sessions with BSO musicians.

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  • Young Musicians

    Family

    Music Box: A concert series for babies and toddlers ages 6 months to 3 years and their families, the Music Box Series gives your budding music-lover the chance to explore music through highly engaging
    and interactive performances. Featuring a BSO Small Ensemble, and hosted by Maria Broom, each concert may include thirty minutes of exploratory preconcert activities. More information for the
    2021-22 season is coming soon.

    Family Concerts: The Family Concerts introduce the instruments of the orchestra and delight family audiences. Prior to each concert, the lobby fills with exciting crafts, musical workshops, young
    performers and more. Please Note: The BSO’s Family Concert performance of Thrills & Chills! has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As vaccine eligibility expands to those under 12, we will
    welcome the return of child audiences.

    BSYO: Be inspired by talented young musicians in concert. By audition only, the BSYO is comprised of 3  different orchestral ensembles with students through grade 12.

    OrchKids Concerts: The concerts feature talented students from Pre-K to 8th grade, as part of this social music education program that currently serves 850 students across 5 schools in east and west Baltimore
    City schools.

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  • Adults

    Adults

    The BSO offers several opportunities for adults and seniors interested in continuing their music education

    In-person musical enrichment opportunities are cancelled for the 2020-21 season due to COVID-19.  Visit BSOmusic.org/Offstage for videos to Learn with the Pros.

  • Montgomery County

    Montgomery County

    The BSO offers a range of educational offerings throughout Montgomery County.

    OrchLab: In partnership with Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), the BSO’s OrchLab program works to enrich the instrumental music curriculum, enhance student performance skills and offer professional development to school music educators. The OrchLab program is delivered at no cost at selected elementary, middle and high schools that serve high numbers of students in poverty.

    Adult Outreach: Chamber recitals by BSO players.

    BSO on the Go: BSO on the Go puts selected BSO musicians into the county's elementary schools (including Title I schools). These interactive programs take place in a more intimate classroom setting that encourages students and musicians to engage one another.

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  • All Programs

    All Programs

    Overview of All Programs: The BSO offers a full range of Education and Community Engagement programs, from budding 6- month-old music lovers to Rusty Musicians at 90+. Learn more about all of our programs for babies; elementary school, middle school, high school and college students; adults; and everyone in between.
     
    Where We Reach: Our nationally recognized programs reach participants from across the state, from the Pacific to Atlantic coasts, and across the world.
     
    Give: Sustain the BSO's inspiring education and community engagement programs.

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