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.

The Charlotte Symphony performs everywhere from community parks and schools to churches, breweries, and senior care centers. We are deeply committed to the notion that music, accessible to all and experienced in many forms, unifies our community.

Our mission is to nurture a passion for orchestral music in our community through diverse educational programming and excellent instruction. Find a program that’s right for your school.


  128 S. Tryon St., Suite 350, Charlotte, NC 28204


(704) 714-5114

Copland 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.

A portrait of America is captured in this program featuring William Britelle’s We’re Still Here with the Cherokee Chamber Singers and Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring with its memorable melody, “Simple Gifts.” Conducted by Christopher Warren-Green

The date of the concert is Friday, January 31, 2020 at 10 a.m at the Belk Theater, Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

Booking / scheduling contact

Heather Munch

   (704) 714-5114

Program detail
Artistic discipline: Music
Cultural Origin: American
Program type: Assembly/Performance
Population served: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9
Subject: Music
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Friday, January 31, 2020

Available times:

10:00 AM


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 school 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, January 10, 2020.

** Prices include all applicable taxes and 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 style, 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 independence 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. Open Rehearsals 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 conductor’s 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
Cancellation Policy

Due to a limited amount of seats available, reservations, including an accurate head count, must be confirmed by Friday January 10, 2019. Groups can cancel at any time leading up to this date.

**Cancellations within a week of the show are subject to a charge of the full ticket order amount.