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.
October 12, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. & 12:00 noon | Uihlein Hall
October 13, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. & 12:00 noon | Uihlein Hall
October 12, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. and October 13, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. are sold out
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Who’s afraid of an orchestra? You might be, after this hair-raising concert! Join the MSO for Bach’s bone-shaking Toccata in D minor, the magical Sorcerer’s Apprentice and more. Just in time for Halloween, explore how composers manipulate music to strike fear and wonder in the hearts of listeners while the MSO performs your fantastic favorites.
Yaniv Dinur, conductor
Bach, arr. Stokowski—Toccata in D minor
John Williams—Theme from Jaws
Resphigi— “Catacombs” from The Pines of Rome
Mussorgsky— “Baba Yaga” from Pictures at an Exhibition
Gounod—Funeral March for a Marionette
March 7, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. & 12:00 noon | Uihlein Hall
March 23 at 10:30 a.m. | Uihlein Hall
ALL PERFORMANCES SOLD OUT
“Melodic invention is one of the surest signs of a divine gift.” – Gustav Mahler
Melody is the heart of music, but what makes one special? And where do they come from? This concert brings together all types of melodies and motifs that move in unique ways to create different moods. Dig into this rewarding and unforgettable music with your students and the MSO.
Yaniv Dinur, conductor
This concert will feature the 2016 Audrey G. Baird Stars of Tomorrow winner
Mozart—Overture to The Marriage of Figaro
Shostakovich—Symphony No. 10, second movement
Arturo Márquez—Danzón No.2
John Williams—Flying Theme from E.T: The Extra Terrestrial
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.
Contact the MSO Education Department:
Rebecca Whitney: 414.226.7886