Give your students a one-of-a-kind musical experience with these captivating educational concerts! Join us as ensembles of Oregon Symphony musicians bring the Symphony off the stage and into schools across the Portland area, with some hilarious help from our narrator.

  • Designed for students in grades K–2
  • Cost: $3/student; free for students in the federal free/reduced lunch program
  • Duration: About 30 minutes
  • School field trips, homeschools, and families are all welcome

Reservations are required – order now!

Students will learn about the instruments of the orchestra, how to listen to music, and more.


Upcoming Kinderkonzerts

Percussion: Get into the groove

October 16, 17 & 18, 2017

What do Samba, disco, and the hokey pokey all have common? A groovy beat! Meet our percussion trio, who will introduce you to the instruments of the percussion family and discover how the beat keeps you tapping your feet.   


Strings: If you’re happy and you know it!

March 5, 6 & 7, 2018

A wonderful surprise, a silly game, a gloomy morning. . . music helps us share our feelings with others. Join the members of our string quintet as they explore the many different moods of music. 


Schedule and Locations

Lincoln St. School
801 NE Lincoln St., Hillsboro (9:30, 10:30 & 11:30 am)

Percussion: Monday, October 16
9:30 am concert is sold out
Strings: Monday, March 5
All concerts sold out

Woodstock Elementary
5601 SE 50th Ave., Portland (8:30, 9:30 & 10:30 am)

Percussion: Tuesday, October 17
All concerts available
Strings: Tuesday, March 6
9:30 am concert is sold out

Faubion School
2930 NE Dekum St., Portland (9, 10 & 11 am)

Percussion: Wednesday, October 18
All concerts available
Strings: Wednesday, March 7
All concerts available

Download 2017/18 Kinderkonzerts Teacher’s Guide

For more information, contact Monica Hayes, education & community programs director.

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