Proudly Announcing Our 2019 - 2020 Season!
October 16, 2019 | 10:30AM & 11:45AM | K – 12 | $7
On July 20, 1969, humans walked on the moon for the first time. The Florida Orchestra will celebrate the 50th anniversary of this historic moment with a youth concert that explores space travel and music about the skies above us. This concert will feature stunning visuals from NASA’s exploration of the lunar surface and introductions to the instrument families of the orchestra. TFO will provide a… See more
Curriculum Connections: Classical Music, Worldwide Cultures, Science, Music Education.
November 5 & 6, 2019 | Pre-K – 3 | $5
Get ready for a musical experience, ripped from the pages of Mo Willems’ (Sesame Street fame) beloved, award-winning, best-selling children’s books. In Elephant & Piggie’s “We Are in a Play!”, Gerald and Piggie take to the stage in a rollicking adventure that is perfect for young audiences. An elephant named Gerald and a pig named Piggie are best, best, “bestus” friends, but Gerald worries that something could go wrong that would end their friendship. Piggie is not worried at all. She’s even happier and more excited than usual. That’s because she and Gerald are invited to a party hosted by the Squirrelles, three singing squirrels who… See more
Curriculum Connections: Friendship/Cooperation, Imagination, Decision Making
Dec. 16 & 17, 2019 | 10:30AM & 12:00PM | Pre-K – 5 | $5
This fast-paced, rollicking musical that takes a joyous around the world tour of the dances, songs and stories from Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and many more. Students will sing, clap and tap along as they learn new and old traditions, customs and folklore that instill the magic of the… See more
Curriculum Connections: Social Studies, Diversity, World Culture
January 27, 2020 | 10:30AM & 12:00PM | Pre K – 3 | $5
Jack’s back with his unique and always joyful way of reminding children and adults alike that learning can be both active and loads of fun! Featuring a mix of both well known favorites and exciting new material, Jack will have everyone on their feet while practicing the basics of counting, language arts and social skills.
Jack’s good nature is infectious as are his original songs. You’ll be singing along both during… See more
Curriculum Connections: Music, Math, Science, Fitness.
February 18, 2020 | 10:30AM & 12:00PM | K – 4 | $5
Every barnyard has its bully! But two of the barnyard’s chickens, Marge and Lola, will not stand idly by. ArtsPower’s musical portrays the colorful story of these two barnyard chickens on a mission to win the barnyard talent contest first prize of two tickets to see the great Elvis Poultry in concert! But first, they must present a performance that will score higher than a flock of very talented ducks, led by Mac who loves to play the bully. Can Marge and Lola face their challengers, against all odds, and… See more
Curriculum Connections: Literature Based Musical, Family Values, Language Skills.
April 21 & 22, 2020 | 10:30AM | K – 5 | $4
Rapunzel is an enticing musical complete with the long-haired beauty, Prince Charming and the Evil Witch. Rapunzel’s parents, starving and destitute, make a pact with a nearby witch to give her their first born child in exchange for food. Exiled to a lonely tower, only the witch may visit Rapunzel by climbing up her beautiful, long hair. As the years pass, the witch gives the strong… See more
Curriculum Connections: Growing Up, Selfish Love, Betrayal
Research also shows that arts education:
- Strengthens student problem solving skills, adding to overall academic achievement and school success.
- Helps students development a positive work ethic and pride in a job well done.
- Helps all students develop more appreciation and understanding of the world around them.
- Nurtures important values; including team-building skills, respecting alternative points of view and appreciating and being aware of different cultures and traditions.
Award winning lesson plans containing activities that correlate with Florida Assessment Testing and Sunshine State Standards are included for all field trip performances.