Discovery Concert Series

2019-2020 Series

 

Discovery Concert SeriesDiscovery Concerts are school-day performances at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts which illuminate orchestral music alongside historical and cultural themes and connect directly to Common Core State Standards and National Core Arts Standards.

To request tickets, submit a Program Registration form. Please book performances no later than 6 weeks in advance of the concert date. With questions, visit our Frequently Asked Questions page, or email the Artistic Operations Manager, Colette Hall, chall@hartfordsymphony.org.

The HSO and The Case of the Missing Ghost Lamp 

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 10:30am
The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts

Join us for an eerie exploration of the orchestra! With Halloween right around the corner, the season is ripe for a spooky symphony story of a missing ghost lamp in the theater, voiced by the orchestra and illustrated by beautiful visual projections.

A musical mystery story, brought to life with spooky repertoire in a Halloween-themed exploration of the orchestra.

Grade Level: 1-5
Curriculum Focus: Social Studies, English/Language Arts

Fee: $10/ticket
Teacher's Guide: Coming Soon!


Exploring Emotions

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 10:30am
The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts
Sponsored in part by 

Young Noah is having a magical dream, where he arrives on a distant planet just in time to save its people from a fierce dragon. Join Noah for a thrilling ride to the other side of the galaxy, where he will learn what it takes not only to be strong and tough and brave, but also to be empathetic and kind and thoughtful.

Grade Level: 1-5
Curriculum Focus: Social Studies, English/Language Arts

Fee: $10/ticket
Teacher's Guide: Exploring Emotions Teacher Guide


Link Up: The Orchestra Sings

Sponsored in part by Lincoln Financial Foundation
Program created by   

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at 10:30am
The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts

Link Up: The Orchestra Moves is a year-long music education curriculum that explores how melody, rhythm, and harmony all change, shift, and develop. Developed by Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute, Link Up brings great repertoire and hands-on music learning from the classroom to the concert hall. The culminating performance on April 8 gives students the opportunity to sing and play their recorders along with the HSO, performing the music they have practiced throughout the year. For Hartford Public Schools.

Grade Level: 1-5
Curriculum Focus: Math, English/Language Arts
Fee: $10/ticket
Guides:The Orchestra Moves National Teacher Guide | The Orchestra Moves National Student Guide

 


Seasons

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 10:30am
The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts

In a single year, we experience constant change: our landscapes, our friendships, our emotions, and much more. Seasons takes audiences on a journey about growing up, learning about the world around us, and caring for our earth. We'll even do some singing together in this musical celebration of the seasons, exploring what it sounds like when we try to capture change in a tune.

Grade Level: 1-5
Curriculum Focus: Science
Fee: $10/ticket
Teacher's Guide: Coming soon!

 


To request tickets, submit a Program Registration form. Please book performances no later than 6 weeks in advance of the concert date. With questions, visit our Frequently Asked Questions page, or email the Artistic Operations Manager, Colette Hall, chall@hartfordsymphony.org.

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