Classroom Edition

Classroom Edition

5 Episodes

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra's Educational Concert Series (ECS) has introduced students to classical music for more than 80 years. With special hosts and thoughtfully chosen music, these concerts bring kids inside the orchestra.

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Classroom Edition
  • Look. Listen. Connect. (includes Teacher Resource Guide)

    Episode 1

    Through the ages, visual artists and composers have shared many of the same sources of inspiration, reflecting history, tradition, and their communities. Join the DSO, in collaboration with the Detroit Institute of Arts, to learn what visual art and symphonic music have in common.
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  • A Symphony of Science (includes Teacher Resource Guide)

    Episode 2

    Learn about the science of sound with this interactive collaboration with the Michigan Science Center. View the Teacher Resource Guide Here:

    April 19, 20...

  • The Tale of the Firebird (includes Teacher Resource Guide)

    Episode 3

    There are so many ways to tell a story. Discover the enchanting Tale of The Firebird, as told through the music of composer Igor Stravinsky in his powerful, cutting edge score. View the Teacher Resource Guide here:

  • Music in Motion

    Episode 4

    Fast music, slow music, dance music — we feature all of them!
    Detroit Symphony Orchestra
    DJ Oliver, host
    Michelle Merrill, conductor
    April 27, 2017

  • Dvořák's New World Symphony (includes Teacher Resource Guide)

    Episode 5

    Composer Antonín Dvořák was inspired by a trip across America in the late 1800s, which led to his “New World” Symphony. Discover the stories and melodies of Dvořák’s new world.