Young People's Concerts

Looking ahead to the 2021-2022 season, Young People's Concerts will be offered both in-person and virtually to students and educators. All concert programs include curriculum materials digitally administered in advance including standards-based lesson plans, student-friendly digital materials, and audio recordings. In-person concerts are $4 a seat with ticket discounts and transportation assistance available. 

Registration is open now for virtual and in-person Young People's Concerts. 

In-Person Concert Registration Form

Registering for an in-person concert will also give you access to the virtual portal, you do not need to register for both. Already registered for the portal? Go to it here (password required)!

Virtual Concert Registration Form - Education Media Portal

Portal Access (password required)

21/22 Young People's Concerts

Musical Sparks - MAR 15 (In-Person) and Virtual

Recommended for grades 3-6

Registration for in-person opens September 13, 2021!

Everything starts with one spark, one small idea that takes on a life of its own! Hear some of the familiar musical ideas that inspired others to create. Virtual performance will be available November 2021 through the Education Media Portal. Curriculum linked below.

Registration for this performance is full.

Spotify Playlist

Classroom Presentation

Teacher's Guide

Thinglink Interactive Map

Prima La Musica - JAN 26 (In-Person)

Recommended for grades 5+

Registration opens September 13, 2021!

Sometimes music can say more than words. This concert, translating as “First the Music”, will explore how composers find a way to “speak” from the heart and connect to audiences through their music. What stories and messages can we hear? Curriculum coming in December 2021.

Register for In-Person Concert

Classroom Presentation

Teacher's Guide

Thinglink Interactive Webpage

Spotify Playlist



Curriculum materials for all 2021-2022 programs will release in Fall 2021. In the meantime, check out our lessons and activities archive and our virtual tour of Music Hall! 

Lessons & Activities 360° Music Hall Virtual Tour

Contact us if you have ideas or cannot find what you're looking for!

Summer 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.

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Young People's Concerts are supported by:

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