Concert Calendar



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The St. Louis Symphony’s Community Partnership Program receives generous support from St. Louis and leading national companies including:

AT&T Foundation

Bellwether Foundation

The Booksource


G.A., Jr. and Kathryn M. Buder Charitable Foundation

Commerce Bank

Daughters of Charity Foundation of St. Louis

E. Desmond Lee Fine Arts Collaborative

Fox Performing Arts Charitable Foundation

Getty Education and Community Investment Grant from the League of American Orchestras

Macy's Foundation

MetLife Foundation

MO Lottery


Monsanto Fund

Peabody Energy

PNC Grow Up Great


The Silk Foundation

Education Concerts Schedule

Teacher Guides:

Teacher Guides will be posted August 8, 2014.

Education Partnerships:

View info on our Partnerships with other area organizations.

Order Form

Fill out the Education Concerts Order Form Online.

The Orchestra Sings Link Up Practice Slides

For classroom use - Download the Practice Slides (PDF).

Link Up! Order Form

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Education Concerts Survey

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Tours are available after select concerts. Space is limited - email Educational Ticketing Services or call 314-286-4156 for more information.

Thursday May 14, 2015 at 9:30am and 11:00am
LINK UP! Grades 3-5:

Sponsored in part by Peabody Energy

Rehearsal slides will be posted in late Fall 2014.

A comprehensive curriculum teaching basic musical literacy and concepts, culminating in an interactive performance at Powell Hall where students are invited to sing and play instruments along with the St. Louis Symphony.

For ticketing questions, please call 314-286-4156.
For program questions, please call 314-286-4488.

Please Note: All education concerts are now recognized as Young People’s Concerts. The grade level recommendations are simply suggestions. Ultimately, teachers should use their own discretion in deciding which grade level they would like to bring to a concert.

Tuesday, October 28 9:30 am and 11:00 am
Recommended for Grades K-3
Wednesday, October 29 9:30 am and 11:00 am
Recommended for Grades 3-6
John Lithgow’s Never Play Music Right Next to the Zoo

Presented in partnership with the  Saint Louis Zoo  

Steven Jarvi, conductor

Based on John Lithgow’s popular children’s book, the Saint Louis Zoo and the STL Symphony team up to show audiences just how musical animals can be. Featuring Saint-Saëns’ Carnival of the Animals and Henry Mancini’s Baby Elephant Walk.

Tuesday, November 11 at 9:30 am and 11:00 am
Recommended for Grades 6+
Wednesday, November 12 at 9:30 am and 11:00 am
Recommended for Grades 3-6
Forces of Nature: The Planets 

Pairing images with music, audiences will be in awe at how the power of nature and various phenomena on Planet Earth have inspired famous works, including Holst’s The Planets.

Tuesday, February 3 9:30 am and 11:00 am
Recommended for Grades K-3
Wednesday, February 4 at 9:30 am and 11:00 am  
Recommended for Grades 3-6
The Science of Sound & the Art of Noise

Presented in partnership with the Saint Louis Science Center  

Steven Jarvi, conductor

Maestro Steven Jarvi and a special guest will lead demonstrations of sound waves and sound creation in the various instruments of the orchestra.  Featured works include Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man and Beethoven’s Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus.

Tuesday, February 24 at 9:30 am and 11:00 am
Recommended for Grades 3-6+
From Bach to Rock to Hip Hop

Steven Jarvi, conductor

PROJECT Trio returns to Powell Hall! Join this high-energy ensemble and the STL Symphony on an interactive journey to explore rhythm and music through the years. Travel through time with familiar pieces, such as the William Tell Overture Brahms’ Hungarian Dances and some Beatbox Bach!

Kiddie Concert

Monday, February 23
Tiny Tunes Concert
For students ages 3-5.

Where the Wild Things Are is an interactive program based on the popular children’s story by Maurice Sendak, with music from Mozart and other composers, performed by the STL Symphony musicians. Prior to the start of the concert, children are invited to visit workstations where they will create their very own instruments to be used during the show. Space is limited for this concert. For details and reservations email


Please see Teacher Guides for each concert for state and national standards.


Choose which concert or concerts you’d like your class to attend and reserve your seats by calling (314) 286-4156 or email to Payment is due 30 days prior to the concert(s). We will send your tickets to you after payment is received. Cancellations or exchanges may be made only before payment. Please include any teachers or chaperones in your reservations (all tickets are the same price, $5 for a single concert). Please note any special seating requirements due to physical challenges.