Concerts For Families

2022-23 Concert Series Announced!

Create lasting musical memories with The Cleveland Orchestra – make it a family tradition! Every Cleveland Orchestra Family Concert at Severance features engaging pre-concert activities, including our Instrument Discovery zone.

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For Ages 6-12 2022-23 Family Concerts

Halloween Spooktacular

Oct 30

Join us for a hauntingly fun program filled with musical tricks and treats such as “Ride of the Valkyries,” Danse Macabre, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, and highlights from Harry Potter. Wear your favorite costume for the annual musicians and audience costume contest!

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Gotta Dance!

Feb 12

Put on your dancing shoes and get ready for a dazzling program of toe-tapping numbers, including highlights from Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake featuring the talents of local dance troupes.

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Philharmonia Fantastique

Apr 2

Dynamic concerto meets animated film! Follow a magical Sprite as it embarks on a musical journey through the inner workings of an orchestra, all set to some of Classical music’s most famous compositions performed live by The Cleveland Orchestra.

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For Ages 2-4 · Sponsored by PNC 2022-23 Music Explorers Concerts

Introduce your child to the instruments of the orchestra and the amazing artists who play them—in the intimacy of Reinberger Chamber Hall (unless otherwise indicated).

Victorious Viola

Oct 21

Featuring violist Lisa Boyko, kid-friendly tunes, and our friendly hosts that will get children singing, clapping, and moving to the music!

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Holiday Brass

Dec 16 & 17

Featuring performances by Michael Miller, Lyle Steelman, Hans Clebsch, Rick Stout, and Kenneth Heinlein in Mandel Concert Hall at Severance.

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Cool Clarinet

Feb 17 & 18

Featuring clarinetist Robert Woolfrey, kid-friendly tunes, and our friendly hosts that will get children singing, clapping, and moving to the music!

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Velvet Violin

Apr 28 & 29

Featuring violinist Miho Hashizume with students from Mound Elementary School, kid-friendly tunes, and our friendly hosts that will get children singing, clapping, and moving to the music!

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Community Programs

Bring the whole family together with free community programs & concerts

The Cleveland Orchestra provides activities for families and adults throughout Greater Cleveland each year, including one-of-a-kind performances, instrument discovery zones, and neighborhood-specific programs.

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