The Firebird & The Physics of Sound

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Oct 25, 2013

Get your students fired up about music with selections from Stravinsky’s epic ballet, The Firebird, and Wagner’s “Magic Fire Music” from The Valkyrie.
As the masterpiece unfolds, students will explore how sounds of different timbres, pitches, and intensities are created. Program and educational materials will also involve students in a discussion of frequency, wavelength and amplitude [...]

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Rusalka - The Tale of a Little Mermaid

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Jan 22, 2014 to Jan 24, 2014

Have your students take part in the city-wide Dvořák Festival of 2014 as the Symphony presents excerpts for kids from the master composer’s famous opera, Rusalka.
Inspired in part by the well-known Hans Christian Andersen tale, Rusalka tells the story of a young mermaid who makes some questionable choices in her blind pursuit of [...]

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The Water Cycle & Paint to Music

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Feb 26, 2014 to Feb 27, 2014

Come join the Symphony for a program all about condensation, precipitation, transpiration and other water-related scientific concepts.
With special guests from the SAWS Education team!

Important works by Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Debussy, Wagner and others will highlight the various stages of the hydrologic cycle. Be sure to have your students participate in the San Antonio Symphony League’s 40th [...]

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Link Up: The Orchestra Moves!

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May 20, 2014 to May 22, 2014

Looking for a chance to have your students sing, play recorders and dance with a professional orchestra?
Don’t miss the inaugural year of the San Antonio Symphony’s partnership with the Weill Music Institute of NYC’s Carnegie Hall for this special, highly-participatory program. Students will learn to sing and play an instrument in the classroom and perform [...]

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