Amarillo Symphony Presents Symphony Kids
Deadline for reservations November 8
AMARILLO, TEXAS – (August 21, 2014) – The Amarillo Symphony, (www.amarillosymphony.org), the leader of orchestral music in the Texas Panhandle since 1924, today announces the return of Symphony Kids with Music Director and Conductor Jacomo Rafael Bairos at the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts this December.
Led by Jacomo Rafael Bairos, the full membership of the Amarillo Symphony is pleased to present Symphony Kids, an educational concert experience designed for students in grade K-5. In this informative and science based program, the Symphony will use music to explore the value of our most vital resource, water. With exciting repertoire that depicts the life of water and all its incarnations, the Amarillo Symphony will introduce children to some of the greatest classical composers that wrote depictions of water in its many forms
“Last year, more than 4,000 elementary students joined us for this joyful exploration of classical music; we are eager to bring this energy to the 2014 performances,” said Susan White, executive director for the Amarillo Symphony. “For many, Symphony Kids will be a child’s first experience with a live orchestra and this series of concerts is designed to build a memory to last generations.”
Symphony Kids performances are scheduled for Thursday, December 4 and Friday, December 5 at the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts. Concerts begin at 9:30 am, 11:00 am and 1:00 pm both days.
Tickets for Symphony Kids are $3 each and reservations are handled on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations are for school groups, pre-schools, home-school associations and other groups and are only accepted with completed reservation form and payment. The deadline to receive reservations is Friday, November 8, 2014.
For more information about the Symphony Kids program or to download the registration form, please visit our website at www.amarillosymphony.org/education-symphony-kids.
About the Amarillo Symphony
Founded in 1924, the mission of the Amarillo Symphony (www.amarillosymphony.org) is to infuse the Amarillo community with an unbridled enthusiasm for the performance and discovery of great orchestral music. The Amarillo Symphony is the only professional orchestra in the Texas Panhandle and offers an array of successful youth educational programs in addition to regularly scheduled concerts.
The 2014 – 2015 season is sponsored in part by the Texas Commission on the Arts. Learn more about the Amarillo Symphony at www.amarillosymphony.org.