Digital Education Offerings
Choose from a variety of online educational tools, all available for free, including engaging videos, traditional lesson plans, and activities for learning from anywhere.
Hosted by Associate Conductor Vinay Parameswaran, this series teaches the fundamentals of an orchestra, the role of the conductor, and the unique sounds and personalities of the instrument families.
Let musicians of The Cleveland Orchestra guide you as you choose your musical instrument! Listen to their stories and tips for getting started.
Gather ‘round for Storytime with The Cleveland Orchestra, where musicians read their favorite story books.
A man and woman meet and fall in love on the busy streets of Paris, but their lives are changed forever by the antics of a friendly cat.
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.
These 3 works are part of a series designed to increase cultural understanding and awareness of important social issues, and was supported by the Cleveland Foundation.
Immerse yourself with performances with musicians of The Cleveland Orchestra.
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.
By Age & Grade
Interactive lessons and activities for the youngest learners.
Musical concepts, lessons, and activities for elementary school learners.
Expand your musical knowledge with learning lessons for middle and high schoolers.
Dive deeper in to the music with lectures, Q&As, and other Cleveland Orchestra content.
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.Explore Lesson Library
Music learning any time
Resources designed for introducing someone to music at home or in the classroom.
Be creative with your own colorful take on Severance 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.Read More
Music in Depth
Get a understanding of the music of The Cleveland Orchestra with Music in Depth, a free one-hour Zoom webinar series. Webinars take place Tuesdays at 4:30 PM during concert weeks and feature a speaker from our Concert Preview roster will explore the repertoire from an upcoming concert.
Register today to receive weekly email reminders and Zoom information for upcoming webinars.