ASO Programs for Schools

2024-2025 Young People's Concerts

The ASO reaches thousands of children every year through its comprehensive approach to serving young audiences with age-appropriate concert experiences. There are different concerts to choose from depending on the age of your students.

Storybook Concert: Carnival of the Animals

K–2nd Grade

In these orchestra concerts, we introduce the audience to the orchestra and its members and explore music's ability to tell a tale.

Storybook Concerts

Link Up: The Orchestra Rocks

3rd–6th Grade

Students are given the opportunity to join the orchestra by singing and playing recorder in this highly participatory program designed by Carnegie Hall.

Link Up

Beyond the Stage: Star Wars

7th–12th grade

These film inspired concerts engage students by taking a deeper look at the orchestra and all that goes on behind the scenes of making the music they know and love.

Beyond the Stage Information

Additional Resources

Music Moves Me

2–6 year olds

These interactive programs for young children feature one ASO musician, a keyboard accompanist and a song and movement leader.

Music Moves Me

Stringed Instrument Demonstrations and Petting Zoos

Hands-on fun with instruments! Host the ASO in your classroom or daycare center.

Instrument Petting Zoos