The BSO offers a range of programming for adults at the Music Center at Strathmore and community venues throughout Montgomery County.
Pre-Concert Lectures at Strathmore
Enhance your BSO at Strathmore classical concert experience with informative and entertaining pre-concert lectures. New this season: all lectures on the Promenade level of the Concert Hall; all evening lectures start at 6:30 pm and talks at 1:30 pm prior to Sunday matinées.
All Classical Thursdays at 6:30 pm and All Sunday Matinées at 1:30 pm:
Classical WETA 90.9FM hosts David Ginder and Marilyn Cooley
All Classical Saturdays at 6:30 pm:
Levine Music's Joel Friedman and Melinda Baird
||Promenade level of the Concert Hall
||Lectures begin 90 minutes prior to each performance and conclude 50 minutes prior to the beginning of the concert. Lectures are offered for all classical concerts *, except Friday's Off the Cuff series.
||No reservations required. Just arrive at the Promenade level with eager ears.
||Complimentary to all ticket holders for that day's BSO concert.
||The Prelude Café opens for dining one hour prior to each lecture.
*Please Note: No lecture will be offered prior to the BSO at Strathmore Gala on Saturday, February 13, 2016.
Adult Learning and Listening
BSO musicians perform chamber recitals along with on-stage insights into the repertoire, composers and their own lives as a member of the BSO. Previous sites include Asbury Methodist Village, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and Leisure World.
Partnerships may also include discounted group sale tickets to BSO concerts at the Music Center at Strathmore.
Professional Development Day for MCPS Music Educators
Professional development day led by BSO musicians and open to all MCPS music educators. MCPS awards appropriate credit hours toward mandatory advanced professional certificate renewal for music educators.
County Senior Centers
In partnership with the Montgomery County Department of Recreation, BSO ensembles perform at recreation centers throughout Montgomery County. Performances in the 13-14 Season have included concerts at the Margaret Schweinhaut and Holiday Park Senior Centers.
For more information, contact:
Community Liaison, BSO at Strathmore
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