Learning Resources

Choose from a variety of online educational tools, all available for free, including engaging videos, traditional lesson plans, and activities for learning from anywhere.

By Age & Grade

For Ages 3-6

Early Childhood

Interactive lessons and activities for the youngest learners.

For Ages 6-11

Elementary School

Musical concepts, lessons, and activities for elementary school learners.

For Ages 12-18

Middle School & High School

Expand your musical knowledge with learning lessons for middle and high schoolers.

For Ages 18+

Adult Learners

Dive deeper in to the music with lectures, Q&As, and other Cleveland Orchestra content.

By Series

For All Ages

Cleveland Orchestra Musician Performances

Immerse yourself with performances with musicians of The Cleveland Orchestra.

For Ages 3-6

Music Explorers

Join Major Scale and Ranger Rhythm on a musical adventure learning about the instruments of the orchestra, one at a time! Learn how the instruments make their sound, what they’re made of, and other fun facts.

For Ages 8-13

Choose Your Instrument!

Let musicians of The Cleveland Orchestra guide you as you choose your musical instrument! Listen to their stories and tips for getting started.

For Ages 18+, Adults

Music In Depth

Unlock the magic of orchestral music. Led by Dr. Rose Breckenridge, music lovers can sit-in on virtual lectures and guided listening sessions from the comfort of their homes.

Lesson Library

For Grades Pre-K to 5

Our award-winning, teacher-endorsed Cleveland Orchestra lesson plans are available for all teachers and families through our dynamic online database.

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Year Round Activities

Music learning any time

Resources designed for introducing someone to music at home or in the classroom.

Coloring Pages

Be creative with your own colorful take on Severance Hall and the many instruments of the orchestra!

Start Coloring
Instrument Family Charts

Get to know the many instruments of the orchestra, broken out by their musical family!

Discover Instruments
Score Cover Stories

Read some of the past cover stories from the annual Cleveland Orchestra Newspaper, The Score.

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Student audience at an Education Concert

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