School concerts

School Concerts

Introduce your students to the excitement and wonder of classical music with concerts that are designed especially for children and performed by members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra! Choose from three different series: Once Upon a Symphony for Pre-K, Elementary School Concerts for grades K-5 and Youth Concerts for grades 6-12. Tickets are free for groups from Chicago Public Schools, keep an eye on the FAQ page for more information about transportation for CPS schools.

Visit the FAQ page found here for more information.

CSO for Kids Concert Series

Upcoming concerts
Embark on a musical journey around the world with François López-Ferrer and members of the CSO.
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Lina González-Granados leads members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Saint-Saëns’ playful Carnival of the Animals.
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Each one of the Three Little Pigs builds a house using a different material. Explore how courage, hard work and talent lead to success.
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Goldilocks stumbles across a cottage belonging to three bears! Explore some of the responsibilities that come along with growing older.
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Ahead of the birthday of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gwendolyn Brooks on June 7, here are some salient points to remember about her life and legacy.
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Grammy-nominated singer Justin Roberts joins musicians from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to celebrate the end of an extraordinary school year in "School's Out!"
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Members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra brass section, featured on the CSO for Kids video “May There Always Be Sunshine,” offer quick descriptions of their respective instruments and the roles they play in the orchestra.
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Music in Our Schools Month celebrated through Strauss and CSO-Connect
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Youth Education Program Sponsor
Youth Education Program Sponsor