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2023 Free Education Concert Series For Schools

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

Give your students an experience they will never forget. Free tickets for all students, courtesy of the Jane B. Nord Education Concert Access Fund.

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For Grades 6-12 Ellis Island: The Dream of America

Apr 19-21, 2023

Composer Peter Boyer’s Ellis Island: The Dream of America, combines orchestral music with spoken word and projected images to illustrate the historic American immigrant experience (1910-1940).

Concert Details

  • Health and safety protocols for Education Concerts will be announced closer to the concert dates. To learn more about our current policy, please visit our Health & Safety page.
  • All programs and artists are subject to change as COVID-19 conditions evolve.
New Digital Education Concert!

Music’s Many Voices

This concert for students in Grades 3-5 showcases some of classical music’s many voices, including repertoire by composers of diverse cultures, races, and nationalities; male and female composers; composers from the past as well as contemporary living composers. Take a trip around the world with The Cleveland Orchestra as we explore Music’s Many Voices.

Extended Learning Take your knowledge of music to a new level

Want to go further? The following resources and experiences can help deepen understanding and appreciation for music.

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Concerts for Families

Looking to share the experience as a family? Check out out family-friendly concerts.

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