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DOCENT
PROGRAM
CLASSROOM
ENHANCEMENTS
The CSO Docent Program prepares students for an enjoyable and
engaging experience at
Once Upon a Symphony
,
Very Special Promenades
and Youth Concerts. Using free preparatory materials produced
by the Institute for Learning, Access and Training at the CSO,
students will explore the repertoire to be performed on the selected
concert, learn relevant music fundamentals and talk about appropriate
concert etiquette.
DOCENT VIS ITS ARE FREE!
Please inquire about a Docent
visit on your ticket order form. For more information, please visit
cso.org/docentprogram
.
The
ORCHESTRA EXPLORERS
®
curriculum offers multidisciplinary lesson plans
and a Chicago Symphony Orchestra recording
designed especially for kindergarten through
third grade classroom teachers without a
background in music. Curriculum materials
introduce students to the musicians of the
CSO while supporting instruction in a variety
of subjects. Three volumes of materials are
currently available: Stravinsky’s
The Firebird
,
Beethoven’s
Pastoral
Symphony and Copland’s
Appalachian Spring
.
Orchestra Explorers
materials are available
free
to
teachers in the Chicago metropolitan area.
Please visit
cso.org/orchestraexplorers
to learn
more and to request materials.
DREAM OUT LOUD
utilizes the unique
individual stories of Chicago Symphony
Orchestra members to inspire young musicians
to continue their musical studies and to
stick with it during periods of challenge or
frustration.
Dream Out Loud
offers a set of
eye-catching posters, print and video profiles
that tell each musician’s story.
For more information, or to request a
free
resource kit, please visit
cso.org/dreamoutloud
.
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LEADERSHIP FUNDING FORORCHESTRA EXPLORERS
IS PROVIDED BYTHENEGAUNEE FOUNDATION.
ADDITIONAL SUPPORT IS PROVIDED BY
THE FIELD FOUNDATIONOF ILLINOIS.
A Learning
andAccess
Program
of the
Chicago
Symphony
Orchestra
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LEADERSHIP FUNDING FORORCHESTRA EXPLORERS
IS PROVIDEDBYTHENEGAUNEE FOUNDATION.
ADDITIONAL SUPPORT IS PROVIDED BY
THE FIELD FOUNDATIONOF ILLINOIS.
A Journey in Beethoven’sWorld
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Pastoral
SYmPHONY
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SUPPORTED IN PART BY:
PRESCHOOL–GRADE 8
GRADES K–3
GRADES 6–12
THE DOCENT PROGRAM IS A PROJECT OF THE LEAGUE OF
THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ASSOCIATION.
LEADERSHIP FUNDING FORORCHESTRA EXPLORERS
IS PROVIDEDBYTHENEGAUNEE FOUNDATION.
ADDITIONAL SUPPORT IS PROVIDED BY
THE FIELD FOUNDATIONOF ILLINOIS.
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