Central Iowa fourth and fifth graders will experience the power and beauty of a full symphony orchestra at these specially designed youth concerts. For most students, this is their first exposure to live, orchestral music. Thousands of students attend this concert each year.
Reservations are required. To inquire about attending, please contact Joshua Barlage, Symphony Academy Managing Director, at 515.280.3332 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pre-Concert Materials for Registered Schools
Teacher's Resource Guide
Our Teacher’s Resource Guide has been prepared to provide helpful information about your student’s upcoming concert experience.
Suggested Lesson Plans
The following lessons plans have been prepared by Kendra Leisinger. Ms. Leisinger is an Elementary General Music Teacher in the Ankeny School District.
Mussorgsky Lesson Plans:
Beethoven Lesson Plan:
Heitzeg Lesson Plan:
Supplemental Materials & Additional Activities:
Mussorgsky A Night on Bald Mountain
New York Philharmonic
Leonard Bernstein, conducting
Beethoven Symphony No. 8, Allegretto scherzando
NBC Symphony Orchestra
Arturo Toscanini, conducting