Explore musical curiosity with children of all ages. No matter the age of your child, we have a concert series for your family. Ages 6 to 11
DISCOVER MUSIC S. MARK TAPER FOUNDATION AUDITORIUM
SATURDAYS AT 11AM Explore the world of symphonic music with five family-friendly Discover Music concerts. These hour-long concerts feature great classics and begin with pre-concert adventures in the Grand Lobby.
THE TOY BOX Ludovic Morlot, conductor What happens when a cardboard solider falls in love with a doll? Be there as the Seattle Symphony bring toys to life in Debussy’s Toy Box.
THE ORCHESTRA ROCKS
BEETHOVEN LIVES UPSTAIRS
Stilian Kirov, conductor How does the orchestra rock? Explore rhythm, pulse and groove as the Seattle Symphony draws on selected orchestral repertoire like Orff’s Carmina burana, Holst’s The Planets and more.
Stilian Kirov, conductor What happens when a “madman” moves upstairs? Embark on the story of young Christoph and discover the genius of master composer Ludwig van Beethoven, who has taken the upstairs apartment of our hero’s Vienna home.
THE PIED PIPER Stilian Kirov, conductor
British composer Colin Matthews brings to life the immortal story of Michael Morpurgo’s Pied Piper. Featuring a local youth chorus, this concert is the perfect start to your family’s summer.
A SPIRIT FOR THE HOLIDAYS Magic Circle Mime Stilian Kirov, conductor Three mischievous holiday spirits have their own ideas of what a holiday concert should be. The orchestra is caught in the middle and only the spirit of music can save them. This unusual holiday sing-along breaks the grinch-like “curse of noise.” Don’t miss this fun-filled concert that is packed with the holiday spirit.
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SOUNDBRIDGE PRESENTS ILLSLEY BALL NORDSTROM RECITAL HALL
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SATURDAYS AT 10 AND 11:30AM
ILLSLEY BALL NORDSTROM RECITAL HALL
FRIDAYS AT 10:30AM SATURDAYS AT 9:30, 10:30 AND 11:30AM Engage your youngest music lovers with these 35-minute interactive programs featuring musical games, stories and songs in the Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall. OCTOBER 10 & 11
HI-LO BIG TOP CIRCUS It’s a three-ring circus filled with classic miniatures by the greatest composers on earth! Featuring the sounds of the flute, violin and tuba.
Soundbridge comes to the Recital Hall with these 45-minute interactive programs featuring Seattle Symphony musicians. Young audiences will sing and dance, and parents will have a blast too! NOVEMBER 1
WORLD BEAT: THE TREE STORY How does a tree become a violin? With the help of Seattle Symphony musicians, native violinist and storyteller Swil Kanim presents a tree’s journey through words and music.
JANUARY 17 DECEMBER 5 & 6
HOLIDAY HOORAY! We will play in the snow today! Celebrate the holiday season with singalong snow songs and move-along classics. Featuring the sounds of the trumpet, trombone and tuba.
HARMONICA POCKET With swinging story-songs, hula hoops and a suitcase of props, Harmonica Pocket mixes up music, dance and games into a giggly jambalaya.
Choo, choo! Join us “Down by the Symphony Station” for a magical train ride through the music of Dvořák’s New World. Featuring the sounds of the flute, clarinet, cello and string bass.
APRIL 10 & 11
SAILING THE MUSICAL SEAS
Three teachers make kids’ music from their days in the classroom. Recess Monkey is back to join Symphony musicians in wacky songs. Fun for both kids and adults.
ELISA BARSTON AND FRIENDS Principal Second Violin Elisa Barston and Seattle Symphony musicians explore musical stories together. Don’t be surprised if your little one is ready to take violin lessons after this performance!
Yo ho! Yo ho! Adventuring we go! Dance and wiggle with friends Presto the Porpoise and Largo the Tortoise in this move-along, sing-along favorite! Featuring the sounds of the flute, oboe and bassoon.
JUNE 12 & 13
TEDDY BEAR’S MUSICAL PICNIC Bring your teddy bear for this concert filled with playful songs, games and musical stories! Featuring the sounds of the clarinet, french horn and cello.
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FEBRUARY 20 & 21