Young People's Experiences

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  • Young People's Concert: Lunar New Year

    Lunar New Year celebrations aren’t about winter—they mark the beginning of spring, with all the color and festive moods of the season of rebirth. That joy, celebrated for centuries, shines through in this program as it introduces students in grades 1-6 to various cultures and musical traditions o...

  • Young People's Concert: Science of Sound

    Originally aired Nov 3, 2021 at 4pm CT

    Gather the young people in your world to enjoy this concert collaboration with the Science Museum of Minnesota. Kids will learn about the physical impulses that our brains translate—like magic—into the music we hear and love. We'll explore concepts like fre...

  • Zhou Tian’s First Sight

  • Robert Schumann’s Symphony No. 3

  • Jean Sibelius’ Concerto in D minor for Violin & Orchestra

  • Johannes Brahms’ Hungarian Dance No. 5

  • Consonant and Dissonant Intervals

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onigen: Polonaise

  • Kenji Bunch’s Symphony No. 1

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  • Jennifer Higdon’s Peachtree Street

  • 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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