November 12th, 2011, the Boise Philharmonic collaborated with over 300 local high school choir students to bring Arabian Nights (the music of Sinbad, Scheherazad and Disney's Aladdin) to our Family Concert Series.
Children's Concerts (12,000 students attend FREE)
Children's Concerts are a full orchestral concert presented to 3rd - 5th graders in Southwestern Idaho. The concerts connect music and a selected portion of their grade level curriculum. This program effects 12,000 students per year and is provided completely free and organized through public and private school systems as well as home-schooled students.
The Music of Sound: 2012-2013 Season where the Music of Sound will introduce your students to the sounds made by the instruments of the orchestra. The Music of Sound will discuss the science behind how the orchestral instruments work, with music of Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich, and Honnegar.
Verde Percussion Group
The Verde Percussion Group is comprised of the percussion section of the Boise Philharmonic. The members of the group have an extensive background in education and playing experience. The mission of the group is to provide an outstanding educational experience where children and adults learn about music, the instruments of the percussion group, and enjoyment of the performance through educational programs.
Sponsored by the John William Jackson Fund
Musicians in the Classroom
Individual professional Boise Philharmonic musicians will visit more than 275 second grade classrooms throughout the Boise, Nampa and Meridian school districts.
Each musician will discuss and demonstrate the various sounds that their instruments can make. They will make it relavent to the child and support the school curriculum.
Through multiple studies, developing listening skills through music has a postive impact on reading skills. Visit our blog and discover some of the experiences through the eyes of the musicians.
*Educators always receive a 10% discount on any performance.
Contact Jamey Lamar for more information.
Interim Education & Outreach Director