Joan Steele Stein Family Series

Enter the world of musical adventure and storytelling with the MSO's Family Series!

Join us for a season of fun and excitement with this three-concert series designed especially for children ages 3 - 10 and their families and save over 65%.* Plus, enjoy a parent's night out when you subscribe: For each paid adult subscription, receive one free flex voucher redeemable for any regularly scheduled Classics or Pops performance (excludes specials).

Enjoy these engaging performances selected to delight the senses and trigger the imaginations of children of all ages.


Saturday, December 2, 2017 | 2:30 PM

 The Snowman: Film with Orchestra


Yaniv Dinur, conductor

A young child can’t believe his eyes when the snowman he has created comes to life. The Snowman, one of the best-selling children’s books of modern times and a heart-warming animated holiday film, returns by popular demand this December. Experience the beloved classic on the big screen as the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra performs Howard Blake’s beautiful score. The program will also include your favorite holiday carols and sing-alongs.

The Snowman by Raymond Briggs by arrangement with Snowman Enterprises Ltd 2016. Image © Snowman Enterprises Ltd. 1982, 2016.


Sunday, January 28, 2018 | 2:30 PM

The Firebird  with Enchantment Theatre Company

Yaniv Dinur, conductor Enchantment Theatre Company, guest artists

An enchanted tree bears golden apples and an evil magician conjures a terrible storm in this imaginative production about Prince Ivan and the fabulous Firebird. Meet a beautiful princess and her magical unicorn and witness Prince Ivan defeat the evil magician Kaschei The Deathless. With puppets, masks and magic, Enchantment Theatre Company presents the classic Russian tale The Firebird while the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra performs Igor Stravinsky’s masterpiece live. 


Sunday, March 11, 2018 | 2:30 PM

The Music of John Williams - For Families

Yaniv Dinur, conductor  

The music of John Williams has transported us beyond our imagination. To new worlds and through heart-pounding adventures. The MSO plays all your favorites from: SupermanHarry PotterE.T., The BFG, and Star Wars. Introduce your littlest concert goers to some of the most spectacular movie music of all time. 


All concerts held in Uihlein Hall, Marcus Center for the Performing Arts.

*A family of four saves 68% off the price of single tickets.


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Call the MSO Ticket Office at 414.291.7605.

Adult subscriptions are $75 and include one child's subscription per paid adult subscription.

Additional child (12 and under) subscriptions are $25.


One hour before each performance, take part in hands-on pre-concert activities sure to keep fidgety fingers busy. Write music at the composer station, visit the instrument petting zoo, meet special guests, and make crafts with our amazing community partners!

Pre-concert activities are presented by Forte Volunteer League.