Sound Discoveries School Music Integration Residency

The Sound Discoveries School Residency program brings weekly music instruction into schools looking for increased arts access and integration. Each residency is customized to address each school’s individual learning goals. Current partner schools include Hays-Porter, South Avondale, Roberts Academy, and Oyler CLC. 

Virtual Sound Discoveries 2020-2021

NEW! For the 2020-2021 school year, Sound Discoveries will be virtual and open to all schools for registration. Virtual Sound Discoveries provides free access to video lessons integrating music with core subjects. Content includes 4 modules for learning, each will release 15 lesson videos throughout the school year. Individual households or educators can also register to access all lesson content for Virtual Sound Discoveries. Groups with 8 or more learners in the Greater Cincinnati Area will be eligible to apply for supplies deliveries, however we cannot accommodate supplies requests for smaller groups, individuals, or groups outside of the region. 

All lessons are aligned to OH and KY State Standards. 

Supplies requests will open September 7 

Lesson Descriptions  Register

Virtual Sound Discoveries - Lesson Overview

Sound Discoveries at Home

Bring the fun of CSO Sound Discoveries into your home with Teaching Artist Liz Wu. These short musical crafts tutorials are perfect for at-home learners!

Meet Our CSO Sound Discoveries Staff

Liz Wu

CSO Teaching Artist

Liz Wu is a professional musician, CCM graduate, fitness instructor and published children's book author who has combined her love of music, movement and language into fun, engaging programs designed to maximize learning on many fronts. She spends her days teaching fitness for adults and seniors, her mornings and afternoons teaching music to all ages, and her evenings playing in the band Acarya. If she has a spare hour, you might run into her at a farmer's market, hiking in the woods, volunteering in the community, or enjoying the arts!

Carolyn Youngquist

Sound Discoveries Intern

Carolyn Youngquist is a third-year Music Education student at Xavier University. While her primary instrument is voice, she is trained to be knowledgeable in virtually all instruments of the orchestra, and applies this knowledge in the classroom. Her love for teaching is shown through her involvement in Sound Discoveries, as well as her involvement in UC’s collegiate show choir, Queen City Sound District, of which she is a vocal and combo director. When not teaching, you may find Carolyn singing with Xavier’s Jazz Orchestra in your local coffee shop, volunteering with KCB, or cuddling up with her dog on the couch.

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Sound Discoveries is made possible in part by state tax dollars allocated by the Ohio Legislature to the Ohio Arts Council.