CSO for Kids

For over a century, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra has presented programming that is designed specifically for children and their families or teachers. Today, CSO for Kids encompasses a wide array of live concerts and digital offerings that immerse young audiences in the magical world of symphonic music.

There are myriad ways to participate, from attending a concert or open rehearsal at Symphony Center, to exploring free content on CSOtv, to embarking on a partnership that brings interactive performances and other music education resources into the classroom.

The CSO invites you to connect the young people in your life to music.

Family-friendly performances designed specifically for children ages 3-11
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Engaging and educational concerts for students grades pre-K-12
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Compelling videos that introduce young people to music through storytelling and song
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Learn about partnerships that support instrumental music and arts integration
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Across years of CSO School Concerts, Negaunee Music Institute staff and colleagues have developed accompanying “Teachers’ Guides” of lesson plans, along with Spotify playlists and program booklets for students.
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