Education Program Reservations


Youth Concert: Star Wars and Beyond: A Tribute to John Williams

Youth Concert: Star Wars and Beyond: A Tribute to John Williams

April 25, 2016 at 11:20 AM

The epic film compositions of John Williams are a superb example of heart-pounding storytelling through music. This concert features Williams’ greatest hits — from Superman to E.T. and Harry Potter to Star Wars. No other composer has taken us on more adventures using the transformative power of music. This performance is appropriate for learners in grades 3-5.   More

Percussion KinderKonzert: On the Go

Percussion KinderKonzert: On the Go

May 19, 2016 at 10:15 AM

How did people get from here to there a long time ago? On this musical journey through time, you’ll giddy-up through the history of transportation. Using all the banging, clanging and rattling they can muster, the PSO Percussion Ensemble takes us from horses to trains to modern transit. This original program was written and composed by Maine’s very own More

Youth Concert: What is American Music?

Youth Concert: What is American Music?

November 14, 2016 at 9:20 AM

AGES 8 – 12 PSO Youth Concerts are designed for students to hear the full PSO playing richly diverse styles of music while learning about the elements of music and instruments. Held at Merrill Auditorium, these concerts are approximately 50 minutes in length. (ages 8-12) For more information or to schedule your school field trips, contact jelliott (at) portlandsymphony.org or call (207) 773-6128 ext 308. More

Youth Concert:  Beethoven Lives Upstairs

Youth Concert: Beethoven Lives Upstairs

March 27, 2017 at 9:20 AM

The world famous production of Beethoven Lives Upstairs features a lively exchange of letters between young Christoph and his uncle. Their subject is the “madman” who has moved into the upstairs apartment of Christoph’s Vienna home. Through a touching correspondence dramatically underscored with the composer’s most beautiful excerpts, Christoph comes to understand the genius of Beethoven, the beauty of More

 
 
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