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Charlotte Symphony

Charlotte Symphony

Music is a catalyst for a stronger, more connected community. That belief is at the heart of the Charlotte Symphony, and every day we provide exceptional musical experiences that inspire our community, plus programs that create new pathways of opportunity.

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Stravinsky Education Concert- Middle/High School


Program Description

Presented annually since 1951, these concerts are an excellent way for students to experience the power of a live orchestra.

This year’s concerts are Igor Stravinsky Firebird. An enchanted tale that has delighted generations, Stravinsky’s Firebird follows the spellbinding story of a prince and princess caught in a struggle with an ogre and the fantastic Firebird who saves them. Conducted by


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Program Detail

Program type: Assembly/Performance
Artistic Discipline: Multi-discipline, Music
Cultural Origin: European
Subject: Music
Population Served Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Friday, October 18, 2019


Belk Theater
130 North Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28202

**Bus parking will be available at Northwest School of the Arts (1415 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, NC 28216).

Fees / Ticketing:

Each teacher, student, and chaperone will need a ticket, tickets are $8.00 per individual. Qualifying Title 1 schools receive a discounted rate of $6.00 per individual.

Due to the limited amount of seats available, reservations, including an accurate headcount, must be confirmed by Friday, October 4, 2019.

**Prices include all applicable taxes & fees. This fee, however, does not include transportation to and from the performance venue.



NC Standard Course of Study:

L1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. L3 Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or stlye, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening. L6 Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independent in developing vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression. Attending an Education Concert will help students increase music literacy by helping them comprehend, analyze, and interpret the language of music.

NC Essential Standards:

MR.1: Understand the interacting elements to respond to music and music performances. Education Concerts are a great way for students to observe all of the interacting elements that go into a symphony performance and learn how to respond to classical music performances. This includes watching how the players respond to the conductors gestures, observing the differences in sound and personnel/instrumentation of music of different eras, and being able to form opinions and analysis of the compositions and performances experienced.


Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance (Individuals and organizations listed in this Directory can provide proof of insurance upon request. ASC does not hold copies of current documentation for providers): Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes


Erica Hefner, Orchestra Director at Northwest School of the Arts


Cancellation Policy

Due to the limited amount of seats available, reservations, including an accurate headcount, must be confirmed by Friday, October 4 , 2019. Groups can cancel at any time leading up to this date.

**Any cancellations between September 1 – October 4 may be subject to a charge of 50% of the ticket order amount. Cancellations within a week of the show are subject to a charge of the full ticket order amount.