Philharmonia Baroque provides small ensembles FREE of charge that present interactive concert demonstrations in public and private educational institutions willing to host a daytime concert or assembly. In contrast to our Student Concert, which showcases the entire orchestra, each In-School Program focuses on the unique role of a specific group of instruments within the orchestra. Students will experience the sound of period instruments and learn about the history behind the music. In collaboration with teachers, the performers may modify the presentation content to suit the ages, musical abilities and academic levels of the student audience. In-School programs are suitable for music classes and many other academic or arts based classes.
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String Quintets and Quodlibets Week of October 21, 2013
Classical Era Winds From Europe to the American Colonies Week of November 13, 2013
From Guts to Bolts: Baroque Strings and Continuo Week of January 13, 2014
Exotic Baroque Instruments Week of March 31st, 2014
It is highly recommended that multiple music classes, student performing groups, history and other cross-disciplinary classes be included in the presentation. Neighboring schools are also encouraged to join together for assemblies as school policies allow. In-school Program requests do not necessarily need to originate from a school’s music department but a host school and primary contact person should be designated.
In each In-School Program presentation:
Here are some comments we’ve received about the In-School Program visits:
“This was an amazing way to put to practice the concepts we have been learning. It was also fantastic to ‘see’ the music rather than just listening to it.”
“… I’m a brass player and I learned so much about strings and how to play better in a group.”
- J. Tayo
“Ideas expressed extremely clearly. Very charismatic group!”
To request an In-School Program or to discuss a custom-designed program, please contact Lisa Grodin, Director of Education at firstname.lastname@example.org.