2013 Children’s Symphony Concert

Take “Note” of an upcoming field trip to the 2013 Children’s Symphony Concert at Waco Hall on the Baylor University campus. This trip is for 4th-6th graders only.

The Baylor Symphony Orchestra will present a great concert for Waco area students.

When: Thursday, Oct. 24 at 1pm

Where: Waco Hall on the Baylor University campus

Who: 4th-6th graders and parents – No younger or older siblings permitted. (Consider partnering with another participating family…one parent can chaperon students at the concert while another stays with siblings.)

Cost: Tickets are only $1 per person, including adults.

To RSVP for this field trip, click here.  Space is limited, so RSVP today!  Deadline is Friday, Oct. 11.

Contact: Kim Olmstead, phone # 644-7044, Kim Olmstead e-mail

More info:

The field trip host will offer 2 teaching sessions to participants prior to the performance.   Topics covered will include: instruments of the orchestra, program music and composers, and concert etiquette.  Dates & times of these sessions will be communicated to participants.

Here is the “Build an Orchestra” program:

Historical Repertoire:
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto #2, movement 3
Mozart: Symphony #40, movement 1(excerpt beginning measure 164)
Tchaikovsky: “March” from Nutcracker Ballet
Holst: “Mars” from the Planets
New Music: Tan Dunn: Internet Symphony Eroica
Music from America: Morton Gould: Housewarming, movement 3 “Acclamations”
Medley of Classical Themes used in Movies, Television and Commercials: Excerpts from:
Orff: Carmina Burana (O Fortuna!)
Puccini: Nessun Dorma
Wagner: Ride of the Valkyries
Story Time: Peck: The Thrill of the Orchestra