Youth Concert Series

    Designed for grades 3 through 8, the acclaimed MSO Youth Series uses orchestral masterworks to inspire students, promote active listening, and encourage critical thinking. These concerts align with state and national standards, as well as connect to multiple subjects and disciplines.

    Make the most of your Youth Series field trip by adding a tour of the Milwaukee Art Museum designed to complement these performances. Separate fees apply. Call 414.224.3842 for more information. 
     

    2017.18 YOUTH CONCERTS
     

    Music of the Earth

    October 11 + 12, 2017
    10:30 am & 12:00 pm | Uihlein Hall

    Yaniv Dinur, conductor

    Debussy: “From Dawn to Midday on the Sea” from La Mer
    Wagner: “Entry of the Gods” from Das Rheingold
    Britten: “Moonlight” from Four Sea Interludes
    Mendelssohn: Scherzo from A Midsummer Night’s Dream
    Vivaldi: “Fall” from The Four Seasons
    Stravinsky: “Dance of the Chosen One” from Rite of Spring
    Grofé: “Cloudburst” from Grand Canyon Suite

    Our planet and Mother Nature have endlessly captivated composers and artists of all kinds, reflecting a dynamic relationship between humans and the environment. Join the Milwaukee Symphony for Grofé’s pictorial Grand Canyon Suite, the primitive Rite of Spring and more. From morning sunrises to moonlit waves, explore how composers transform their outdoor inspiration into music.

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    Finding the American Voice

    February 6 + 7, 2018
    10:30 a.m. and 12:00 Noon | Uihlein Hall

    Yaniv Dinur, conductor

    Bernstein: Overture to Candide
    Copland: “Hoe Down” from Rodeo
    Gershwin: “Summertime” from Porgy and Bess
    Emily Cooley: Green Go With Me
    John Williams: “March” from Raiders of the Lost Ark

    A famous conductor, composer, musician, and educator, Leonard Bernstein was the leading American musical voice of the twentieth century. Throughout his career, he championed American symphonic music and young talented musicians. We celebrate his 100th birthday with a concert filled with music that captures the American spirit, including music by Bernstein himself.

    This concert will feature the 2017 Wisconsin Youth Piano Competition winner.

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    MORE INFORMATION

    Docents

    Prior to each Youth Concert, Forte volunteer docents receive intensive training for classroom visits that prepare students for the upcoming concerts in a fun, interactive, and educational way. These visits are provided for Youth Series program attendees at no cost. On your reservation form, please indicate if you are interested in having a docent visit your classroom.

    Questions?

    Contact the MSO Education Department:

    Rebecca Whitney: 414.226.7886
    Email: edu@mso.org

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