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Family Concerts

Introduce your whole family to the SLSO concerts for all ages. Choose between musical experiences for listeners ages 5-12, multigenerational family concerts and films, and more musical fun for all.

Featured Family Concert

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Family Concert | Dance Party!

Sunday, March 24, 2024, 3:00pm

What happens when the latest dance craze meets the orchestra? A giant dance party with your SLSO! Wear your dancing shoes—you won’t be able to keep still as you experience some of the greatest orchestral music of all time.

Recommended for ages 5-10 years. Family Concerts are inclusive of people with sensory sensitivities. Accommodations will be provided so that everyone may enjoy the experience of live orchestral music.

This performance takes place at Lindenwood University’s J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts.

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Additional education programs

Connect with your SLSO through online programming created for all ages.

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Digital Concert: Peter and the Wolf

Enjoy a new twist on a classic orchestral tale. A performance of Sergei Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf is framed by a virtual adventure to the Endangered Wolf Center in Eureka, Missouri. You’ll learn about wolves and why Prokofiev made the wolf in his beloved story sound the way it does.

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Digital Concert: 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 SoundLab for Families

A virtual family experience where together you’ll discover the different ways music keeps us connected. SLSO SoundLab explores the intersection of music, science, and technology through videos and activities that can be done at home.

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Instrument Playground Online

Learn all about the instruments of the orchestra and the SLSO musicians who play them. Through a series of videos and downloadable activities, you can explore the different instrument families as young musicians interview SLSO musicians.

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SLSO for Families

Connect with your SLSO through online programming and other musical experiences for all ages.