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Made possible in part by the Penny and Harold Blumenstein Future Audiences Fund

Whether you are a student or teacher we have something for you! Explore our options below.

For more than 80 years, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra's Educational Concert Series (ECS) has introduced children across Southeast Michigan to classical music. Each concert within the series has been thematically designed with accompanying teacher resource tools available for those who purchase tickets for performances or register to watch webcasts. 

All ECS concerts take place in historic Orchestra Hall. Tickets are just $6 each for students, teachers, and chaperones!

The DSO's Educational Concert Series is presented by Target, with additional support from Fifth Third Bank, PNC, Young Woman’s Home Association, Huron Business Advisory and Lear Corporation.

Educational Concert Series 1
Thursday, November 3, 2016
10:30 AM (+ webcast)
11:45 AM (+ webcast)

Educational Concert Series 2
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 
10:30 AM 
11:45 AM 

Thursday, February 23, 2017 
10:30 AM

Educational Concert Series 3
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 
10:30 AM
11:45 AM 

Thursday, April 27, 2017 
10:30 AM (+ webcast)

For school groups with more than 10 guests, please call our ECS line at 313-576-5591 or email ecs@dso.org to purchase tickets.

To request tickets to the 2016/17 DSO Educational Concert Series, please click here to fill out our online form. You may also print out this form and mail it back to our office.

Educational Concert Series Webcasts! 

The 2016-2017 season celebrates the 3rd season of our groundbreaking worldwide webcast Live From Orchestra Hall: Classroom Edition; enabling children everywhere to share a DSO concert experience with students in Metro Detroit. These performances are FREE and open to students worldwide!

For more on DSOLive Classroom Edition, or for more educational resources, visit dso.org/classroom.

Open Rehearsals

Give your students a behind the scenes opportunity to see the Detroit Symphony Orchestra rehearse with world renowned conductors and soloists in historic Orchestra Hall. This intimate setting is most beneficial for mature high school and college age musicians. Rehearsal dates for 2016-2017 will be available in the fall.

To stay updated on the latest information regarding DSO Education programs, please sign up for our DSO Education email list.