Young People's Experiences

Young People's Experiences

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Young People's Experiences
  • Rhythm

    Brian Mount, principal percussion, leads an activity to help your students understand rhythm before listening to a performance of Meccanico, from Trio per Uno by Nebojša Jovan Živković.

    Join us for a journey Inside the Composer's Mind! This collection of videos for students in grades 3-6 explore...

  • Melody

    Natsuki Kumagai, first violin, leads your students through an activity exploring melody, followed by a performance of Voodoo Dolls by Jessie Montgomery.

    Join us for a journey Inside the Composer's Mind! This collection of videos for students in grades 3-6 explores elements of music through inter...

  • Orchestration

    Join Roma Duncan, flute and piccolo, as she discusses how a composer might think about which instruments they use. Have paper and coloring tools on hand for the interactive activity during the video!

    Join us for a journey Inside the Composer's Mind! This collection of videos for students in grad...

  • Form

    Join Rosemary and David Good Fellow Kai Rocke, bassoon, as he explains how composers think about the structure, or form, of their music before listening to Ulysses Kay’s Galop, from Six Dances for String Orchestra.

    Join us for a journey Inside the Composer's Mind! This collection of videos for s...

  • Finale

    Finish your journey inside the composer's mind by putting it all together and listening for rhythm, melody, orchestration, and form in the final movement of Haydn’s Symphony No. 104.

    Join us for a journey Inside the Composer's Mind! This collection of videos for students in grades 3-6 explores e...

  • Musical Menagerie

    Go on a musical journey to meet animals and experience their habitats!

    Musical Menagerie will invite viewers to connect music with animals—thanks to a partnership with The Minnesota Zoo—in a live concert that presents a variety of composers and styles of music as well as unique film elements and...

  • A Duet with Gibbons

    White-cheeked gibbons are known for their unique vocalizations, with males and females often singing duets back and forth with each other. Join conductor Sarah Hicks as she learns about the Minnesota Zoo's gibbons and how they communicate.

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  • American Voices

    What is American music? Learn more about many unique voices and styles in this Young People's Concert Experience recommended for grades 3-6. Enjoy a concert video performance by the Minnesota Orchestra and commentary from host Sarah Hicks.

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  • Introduction

    Sarah Hicks, Principal Conductor of Live at Orchestra Hall, gives you some tips on how to use all of the tools in this Young People's Concert Experience.

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  • The String Family

    Learn about the members of the string family and listen to part of Tchaikovsky's Serenade for Strings.

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  • The Woodwind Family

    Learn about the members of the woodwind family and listen to part of Mozart's Serenade No. 12 in C minor for Wind Quartet.

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  • The Brass Family

    Learn about the members of the brass family and listen to selections from Sundström's Four Portraits.

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  • The Percussion Family

    Learn about some of the members of the percussion family and listen to part of Hynes' Perfectly Voiceless.

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