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

What's Happening:

  • Schools

    Schools

    Connect your classroom to the BSO:

    Midweek Concerts BGE Broadcasts: Arts-integrated and engaging BSO concert broadcasts, designed for students in grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12, especially focused on grades 3-6.

    Open Rehearsals: Cancelled for the 2020-21 season due to COVID-19

    Side by Sides: Cancelled for the 2020-21 season due to COVID-19

    Musical Mentors: Cancelled for the 2020-21 season due to COVID-19

    Professional Development: Visit BSOmusic.org/Offstage for more

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  • Young Musicians

    Family

    The BSO All in-person activities are cancelled in 2020-21 due to the pandemic. Visit BSOmusic.org/Offstage for videos and guides for Early Listeners and instructional videos, called Learn from the Pros, for aspiring young musicians.offers concerts that are fun and educational for the whole 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. Each concert also includes thirty minutes of exploratory preconcert activities.In-person Music Box concerts are cancelled for the 2020-21 season due to COVID-19

    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.In-person Family concerts are cancelled for the 2020-21 season due to COVID-19

    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. In-person BSYO concerts are cancelled for the 2020-21 season due to COVID-19

    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. In-person OrchKids concerts are cancelled for the 2020-21 season due to COVID-19

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  • Family

    Family

    The BSO offers concerts that are fun and educational for the whole family.For the 2020-21 season, register at BSOmusic.org/Offstage to view virtual BSO Midweek Concerts: BGE Broadcasts.

    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 by small ensembles of BSO musicians with host Maria Broom. Each concert also includes thirty minutes of exploratory preconcert activities. In-person Music Box concerts are cancelled for the 2020-21 season due to COVID-19

    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. In-person Family Concerts are cancelled for the 2020-21 season due to COVID-19.

    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. Proceeding virtually in the 2020-21 season due to COVID-19.

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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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