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SLSO for Families

Whether you’re new to orchestral music, a budding musician, or a longtime fan of the orchestra, the SLSO has resources to spark your curiosity and deepen your relationship with music. We hope you’ll explore, create, and have fun!

Upcoming Family-Friendly Concerts

Film still from Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Star Wars: The Last Jedi In Concert

Saturday, Apr 13, 2024 | 7:00pm

Sunday, Apr 14, 2024 | 2:00pm

Get swept away into the Skywalker saga like never before as your St. Louis Symphony Orchestra breathes new life into John Williams’ Academy Award–nominated score, performed live along with the film.

These performances take place at Stifel Theatre.

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Youth Orchestra musician playing the English horn

St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra: Season Finale

Saturday, Apr 20, 2024 | 1:00pm

Celebrated guest conductor Ian Passmore takes the podium to lead the YO in this impressive season finale.

This performance takes place at Touhill Performing Arts Center at the University of Missouri–St. Louis.

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Bugs Bunny at the Symphony

Saturday, May 11, 2024 | 7:00pm

“What’s up, Doc?” In this thrilling blend of classical music and classic animation Bugs Bunny and his Looney Tunes pals join audiences of all ages at Stifel Theatre with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra for Bugs Bunny at the Symphony.

These performances take place at Stifel Theatre.

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Family Education Programs

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Digital Concert: Peter and the Wolf

Enjoy a new twist on a classic orchestral tale with an exciting symphony experience for kids. This performance of Sergei Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf is framed by a virtual adventure to the Endangered Wolf Center in Eureka, Missouri. Learn fascinating facts about wolves, and explore why Prokofiev made his wolf sound the way it does.

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Tiny Tunes: Giraffes Can’t Dance

Introduce orchestral music to the youngest listeners through interactive, hands-on experiences with music! Learn and grow with Gerald the Giraffe as he overcomes adversity, discovers his talents, and finds music that inspires him to dance.

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SLSO musician Ann Choomack playing the flute

Learning Lab

SLSO Learning Lab is the home of our digital education programs, designed to get children creating and making connections between orchestral music and the world around them. 

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