Explorer Experience 2017!
Classroom and Concert Experience
Music, Noise and Silence, with Magic Circle Mime Co.
By arrangement with Alliance Artist Management
Recommended for grades 2-6, all ages welcome
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
9:30 am and 12:00 noon
The Grand Opera House
818 N. Market St., Wilmington, DE 19801
What happens when “Noise” barges in on the Orchestra? Are “Music” and her guest artist, “Silence”, doomed? Come help Maestro Amado, our wonderful musicians, and our (very quiet) friends from Magic Circle Mime Co. bring harmony back to the Grand Opera House. We can’t do it without you in the audience!
Teacher's Guide and Listening Examples: available in October, 2016
DDOA TranspARTation Grants to help with your transportation costs
Pre-Concert School Visit
Your ticket includes a pre-Concert classroom visit by 1-2 musicians is included in your ticket price. Beginning a relationship with the students, these visiting musicians will introduce you to some of what you’ll hear at the concert and share their love for their instrument(s.) Contact Marjie Ripsom at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a musician to visit your class before the
Open Dress Rehearsals
for High School and College Students
The Delaware Symphony Orchestra has Open Dress Rehearsals are geared for High School and College Students. Bring your students to hear our talented musicians and observe the rehearsal process. All Open Dress Rehearsals are on Thursday evenings in Copeland Hall at the Grand Opera House, Wilmington, DE. They begin promptly at 7:30pm with an informal talk by David Amado at 7:10pm.
Dates for the 2016 – 2017 Season are:
September 22, 2016
November 17, 2016
February 23, 2017
March 23, 2017
May 11, 2017
Open Rehearsal Reservation Form
Frequently Asked Questions
If you have any questions, please contact Marjie Ripsom at marjier@DelawareSymphony.org
for All Ages and Levels
The Delaware Symphony Orchestra sponsors Master Classes with visiting artists.
These are free and open to the public. Students of all ages and levels are welcome to come and observe the artist work with students on their technique and understanding of a piece on which the student is currently working.
As details are finalized, they will be posted on this website. If you would like to be notified directly, please contact Marjie Ripsom at marjier@DelawareSymphony.org.
Pre- and Post-Concert Talks
for Students of All Ages!
Before every Classical Concert, Maestro Amado presents a short talk on the works you will hear during the performance. Pre-concert talks begin 1 hour before the performance and last approximately 30 minutes. Come early, grab your seat before the crowd, and become an educated listener! Post-concert talks will be held occasionally and can include featured DSO musicians in addition to Maestro Amado.
Maestro Amado Visits
During the Season, Maestro Amado lectures at a number of venues.
Visits are currently being scheduled.
Come back soon to see where Maestro Amado will be this season!