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.
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.
- Resources for this series
- The Nord Education Concerts with major support provided by the Jane B. and Eric T. Nord Education Fund.
What is an Orchestra?
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.
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.
Gather ‘round for Storytime with The Cleveland Orchestra, where musicians read their favorite story books.
Musical Storytelling: The Art of Poulenc
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.
New Voices, New Music
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.
Cleveland Orchestra Musician Performances
Immerse yourself with performances with musicians of The Cleveland Orchestra.
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.
By Age & Grade
Interactive lessons and activities for the youngest learners.
Musical concepts, lessons, and activities for elementary school learners.
Middle School & High School
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
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