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Lesson Plan: Music Tells a Story

The lesson this week is about storytelling through music. Composers are like authors, using music to express the story they want to share. This is a great activity to get imaginations flowing! All of TSO’s lesson plans can be modified to best suit your child’s learning style. Depending on your [...]

April 20, 2020|Tags: , , |

Young Composers Documentary Premiere is April 28

Experience Katy’s creativity come to life in the Young Composers Documentary, Orchestrating the Future: Tucson Symphony’s Young Composers Project, premiering digitally on Tuesday, April 28 at 5 PM. This film follows Katy and three other students of the Young Composers Project as they prepare their compositions and Tucson Symphony Orchestra [...]

April 18, 2020|Tags: , |

Championing Student Voices in a Changing World

[Originally written as a guest post for the Association of California Symphony Orchestras in December 2019, and reprinted in the Regional Orchestra Players Association newsletter, TSO Director of Education Alana Richardson’s article is reposted here in full.] Two years ago, I had just bought my ticket to the Joint Arts [...]

April 15, 2020|Tags: , |

Lesson Plan: Worldwide Ode to Joy

This week’s lesson is about Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy.” As we have discussed a couple weeks ago, this piece has historically brought communities together during difficult times. This is a great activity for the whole family to participate in! Remember, you don’t need any musical training to work with [...]

April 13, 2020|Tags: , , |

Young Composers Documentary Premiere

The premiere of our Young Composers Documentary is scheduled for digital release on Tuesday, April 28 at 5:00 pm! Make sure to pop some popcorn, grab a beverage, and see how new music comes to life right here at the Tucson Symphony Orchestra. The Tucson Symphony Young Composers Project provides [...]

April 10, 2020|Tags: , |

Lesson Plan: Life As Music

We hope you enjoyed last week’s lesson plan “Colors of Music.” See Last Week’s Activity As promised, we have brought another educational music activity to enjoy with your family. This week we will help you and your student connect your life to music! This lesson is all about you, and what you relate to [...]

April 6, 2020|Tags: , , |
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