The Cleveland Orchestra is your partner in music education! What better way to engage, inspire and motivate students than through a musical fieldtrip to Severance Hall?
It’s an experience your students will never forget!

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PNC Music Explorers (PreK-2)

Children ages 3-6 will love our Music Explorers concerts (formerly Musical Rainbows) which introduce the instruments of the orchestra one at a time. Join Cleveland Orchestra musicians and host for a lively 30-minute, interactive, music-packed adventure designed to engage, educate, and entertain young music explorers. 

Ticket reservations: call the Ticket Office at 216-231-1111. 

The Cleveland Orchestra's Music Explorers Concerts are sponsored by PNC. Additional support is provided by the Pysht Fund.


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Coloring Pages

Instrument Family Chart

Music Explorers Videos

Education Concerts (Grades 3-8)

Join The Cleveland Orchestra and Assistant Conductor Vinay Parameswaran for Education Concerts in historic Severance Hall designed especially for students in Grades 3-5 and Grades 6-8.  These themed concerts are aligned with state and national standards and supported by preparation materials. Here’s what teachers are saying about Cleveland Orchestra Education Concerts. 

“…the concert was very well put together, engaging for my students, and inspired them to continue their love of music!”

“The students, teachers and chaperones were impressed with the level of professionalism and courtesy the audience was shown. It was an amazing experience - highly beneficial to our students”

“Every single student was seeing a live orchestra performance for the very first time – that’s what made it so worthwhile.”.

Thanks to a generous donor, we are now able to offer all schools free tickets to attend Education Concerts! Schools must complete the Education Concert Online Reservation Form (see link below to reserve seats). Your reservation is complete when you receive a confirmation email noting your confirmed concert date/times.

If for any reason your school is unable to attend a concert that has been confirmed, please contact Sandra Jones ( or call (216)231-7349 as soon as possible.

NEW!! Book Your Education Concert Reservations Online Now (please note: reservations are only being accepted online this year)


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Teacher Guide 19-20 (Coming Soon)

Book Your Education Concert Reservations

The Score Student Newspaper 19-20 (Coming Soon)

Music That Tells a (Spooky) Story Playlist (Coming Soon)

Beethoven: The Man & His Music Playlist (Coming Soon)

Teacher Videos

Friday Morning Concerts (Grades 9-12)

Immerse your high school students in a more traditional Cleveland Orchestra concert experience. These concerts are open to the general public and give students the opportunity to hear The Cleveland Orchestra and guest artists in historic Severance Hall. High Schools receive a special discounted group rate. 

Ticket reservations: call Group Sales at 216-231-7493 or email us at


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