2018/19 Season

Concerts for Young People

Musical Field Trips!

Stephen Mulligan, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's Assistant Conductor, will conduct all of the ASO's Concerts for Young People during the 2018/19 season. Concerts for Young People are regularly acclaimed by educators for their ability to inspire students and motivate learning. All concerts are aligned with state and national standards and supported through online resources.

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Pricing Information

• $10 – General Ticket
• $6.50 – Title I School Tickets

Grant subsidies are available for qualifying schools. If you wish to reserve multiple dates for field trips, please submit a separate reservation request for each date.

Requests & Additional Questions

For more information, please call Tiffany Jones at (404) 733-5034 or via email at Tiffany.Jones@atlantasymphony.org.

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Grades Pre-K – 2

2018/19 Concerts For Young People - Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Young Person's Guide
to the Orchestra

Performances at 10:00 and 11:30 a.m.

Composer Benjamin Britten takes young people on a tour of the instruments of the orchestra with this definitive music education symphony. This piece was written at the request of the British Ministry of Education to be included in an educational documentary in 1946. This a wonderful introduction to the orchestra for our youngest students. We invite you to experience each section of the orchestra while exposing your students to the world class musicianship of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra!

Approximately 45 minutes

Friday, March 8, 2019
Atlanta Symphony Hall

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Atlanta Symphony Hall

Friday, March 15, 2019
Clayton County Performing Arts Center
NOTE: One show at 10:30 a.m.

Grades 3 – 6

2018/19 Concerts For Young People - Heroes of the Orchestra
Heroes of the Orchestra

Performances at 10:15 and 11:45 a.m.

This concert will introduce young audiences to the orchestra through an exploration of music inspired by history's heroes, mythological heroes, and the everyday heroes in our student's lives. The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Maestro Mulligan will feature pieces like Aaron Copland's Lincoln Portrait, Beethoven's Prometheus, and James Weldon Johnson's, Lift Every Voice and Sing. We invite all students attending this concert to submit a short paragraph/essay describing a hero in your life. The best essays will win an opportunity to read your essay on the Atlanta Symphony Hall stage during your Concert for Young People field trip date. More details to come…

Approximately 50 minutes

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Atlanta Symphony Hall

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Atlanta Symphony Hall

Thursday, October 18, 2018
Atlanta Symphony Hall

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Atlanta Symphony Hall

Grades 7 – 12

2018/19 Concerts For Young People - She Composes!
She Composes!

Performances at 10:15 and 11:45 a.m.

Maestro Mulligan and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Education Department is thrilled to present a first for our Concerts for Young People series...an ALL FEMALE COMPOSER CONCERT! This concert will introduce students to some of the unsung sheroes of classical music. Maestro Mulligan will kick off the concert with Clara Schumann and her Piano Concerto, Op. 7. Students will also experience Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel's Overture in C major and Amy Beach's Symphony No. 2. This is just a peek into this exciting first-time event. More pieces and details to be announced...

Approximately 50 minutes.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Atlanta Symphony Hall

Thursday, February 7, 2019
Atlanta Symphony Hall

Friday, February 8, 2019
Atlanta Symphony Hall

Support generously provided by Publix Super Markets Charities

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I reserve tickets?
You can either click on the button above to make a field trip reservation online, or feel free to call Tiffany Jones at (404) rel="noopener noreferrer" 733-5034 or via email at Tiffany.Jones@atlantasymphony.org

Where is Atlanta Symphony Hall located?
Atlanta Symphony Hall is located on the Woodruff Arts Center Campus rel="noopener noreferrer" at 1280 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30309. View on Google Maps

When is payment due?
Payment is due one month before your scheduled concert date.

What is your cancellation policy?
We require that all concerts must be cancelled before your payment due date or you will be responsible for the entire balance.

Can you increase your seats after the payment due date?
We welcome increases after the due date as long as capacity allows for it.

What forms of payment do you accept?
We accept all major credit cards, checks, money orders, and cash.

Is there a minimum group requirement to attend Concerts for Young People?
There is no group minimum. We welcome all groups.

Are there special group rates?
Yes, for every 15 seats booked you will receive 1 complimentary seat to be used for adult chaperones.

Can we eat lunch on the Woodruff Arts Center campus?
Unfortunately we do not have the space to accommodate most large school groups. We suggest eating rel="noopener noreferrer" at Colony Square which is located across the street from the WAC Campus. Click here for more information.

Can I pay for my seats online?
Currently we do not collect payments online. We can however take credit card payments over the phone by calling Tiffany I.M. Jones @ (404) 733-5034.

Can our bus drivers attend the concert?
We offer complimentary seats to your school’s bus driver. We only ask that you instruct your driver to leave the hall to retrieve their bus 15 minutes before the end of the concert.

Is there a dress code?
We do suggest formal concert attire but that is only a suggestion and not a requirement.

Can I see the teacher study guides before I attend?
Yes. All study guides and download materials are available online here.

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