The Planets°

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Nov 19, 2014 to Nov 21, 2014

Explore the solar system while getting to know a symphonic masterpiece in detail: Gustav Holst’s famous orchestral suite The Planets.
Written between 1914 and 1916, each movement of The Planets describes the mythological character for which the heavenly bodies were named. Join us as we delve into this out-of-this-world work! Students will also learn basic scientific [...]

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Romeo and Juliet

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Feb 26, 2015 to Mar 04, 2015

But soft! Shakespeare’s famous play is brought to new life by the ballet music of Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev.
Expose your students to the genius of the master playwright, an unforgettable love story and the dreamy but intense, character-driven music of a revered 20th century composer. Have your students enter the Romeo [...]

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Billy the Kid & Paint to Music

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May 05, 2015 to May 07, 2015

Circle the wagons to hear about the romanticized existence of the southwestern cowboy in the mid-1800s and the disputed life of one Billy the Kid. The tale is told through the picturesque music of American composer Aaron Copland.
Youngsters, get out yer pastels, brushes and chalk; you’re going to want to get a [...]

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Link Up: The Orchestra Sings!

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May 19, 2015 to May 21, 2015

A program of Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute presented in partnership with the San Antonio Symphony, Link Up guides students and teachers in grades 3–5 through a yearlong exploration of orchestral repertoire.
Students will sing and play soprano recorder or string instruments while learning basic musical concepts and composing their own music. Linking your classroom to [...]

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