Young People's Concerts

Bring your students to Music Hall to witness the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra in person! Reaching around 17,000 students grades K-12, these concerts are designed to be educational, interactive and entertaining. Each program is geared toward a specific grade bracket and includes a variety of musical selections and interaction in a 60-minute performance. Teachers are provided with curriculum materials including standards-based lesson plans, student-friendly digital materials and audio recordings.

Tickets are $4 with discounts and transportation funding assistance available through the CSO’s Music is the Ticket program.

2020-2021 Young People's Concert registration and ticketing will open in August 2020.

Virtual Young People's Concert: Beethoven's 5th + We Shall Overcome

Sit down with the whole family to explore how composers Ludwig van Beethoven and Louise Shropshire created music that changed the world. This free, live-stream event is hosted by CSO Assistant Conductor François López-Ferrer and Cincinnati Pops Conductor John Morris Russell, and includes audience Q&A after the show! Learn more here.

20/21 Young People's Concerts

Sounds of the Wild - VIRTUAL

Recommended for grades K-3

Due to the continuing health crisis, this concert will be offered virtually, for free, beginning in October 2020. Curriculum materials will be available in September.

Registration for access to virtual viewing will be available in August 2020.

Imagine That!

Recommended for grades 4-6

Ticketing and registration will be available in August 2020.

Plugged In, Remix

Recommended for grades 6-12

Ticketing and registration will be available in August 2020.


2019/20 Season Resources & Curriculum

Looking for resources from last season's Young People's Concerts? Find links to the curriculum for previous programs below. 

360° Music Hall Virtual Tour

Former concert program materials:

Epic Playlist Curriculum Dropbox    Boldly Go Curriculum Dropbox

Plugged In Curriculum Dropbox

Difficulty accessing materials? Contact us

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