Young People's Concerts

In the 2022-2023 season, Young People’s Concerts are offered to students and educators in person. Two programs will be added to our digital concert programs. 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.

22/23 Young People's Concerts

Registration for in-person YPC concerts is now open

Registration Form

Once Upon an Orchestra
MAR 1 - Sold Out
MAR 8 - Seats Still Available

Recommended for grades 4-6

What is a story? Good stories draw us in and hold our attention. Writers use common elements; settings, characters, conflict, and resolution. Explore how composers can create musical stories and capture our imagination. 

Spotify Playlist

Concert Guide

Activity Booklet

Past Concerts from This Season

Sonic Architecture - OCT 27

Recommended for grades 6+

Watch as the orchestra creates a visual display of pitch, duration, and amplitude. Even the architecture of Music Hall can be seen in a whole new way!

Spotify Playlist


Curriculum materials for all 2022-2023 programs will release in Fall 2022. 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.


Young People's Concerts are supported by:

Ladislas and Vilma Segoe Foundation text logoCorbett Educational Endowment text logo.jpgDater Foundation logoMarge & Charles J. Schott Foundation logo