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FAMILY CONCERTS

Macy's Super Saturdays

Macy's Super Saturdays are an engaging musical experience for the whole family! Sart the day with the Tiny Tots concert in the Music Box followed by engaging activities on all three levels of the Max M. Fisher Music Center. The day culminates with a full orchestra concert for families in Orchestra Hall.

Tiny Tots
(ages 2 - 6)

Hear fun, imaginative, and interactive performances designed for children ages 2-6. Enjoy up-close and personal performances in the DSO's Music Box as audiences sing, dance, and enjoy a morning full of musical fun . . . all before naptime!

Young People's Family Concerts (ages 6+)

Young People's Family Concerts are an exciting introduction to classical music, often including dance, theater, storytelling, and video technology. Get to know the DSO and discover all that the orchestra can do! Young People's Concerts have introduced generations of children to classical music, a friendship that lasts a lifetime.

 

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10 am / Tiny Tots

Rock O' Ween with
Candy Band

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Come and listen as the four metro Detroit moms of Candy Band play children’s songs with a rock twist. Nursery rhymes will never be the same again! Don’t forget to wear your favorite Halloween costume!

11 am / Young People's Family Concerts

A Haunted Symphony with
Frank Oden

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Bring your little ghosts and hobgoblins for some symphonic entertainment, scary tunes and traditional music for the whole family. Poet and actor Frank Oden will accompany the orchestra with poetry readings befitting Halloween as he takes the stage in his finest, scariest costumes.

 

10 am / Tiny Tots

Gemini

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Back by popular demand! Sing along and learn the motions in this fun filled family concert highlighted by Gemini's sparkling songs about the everyday experiences of growing up.

11 am / Young People's Family Concerts

Peter & The Wolf

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Peter and the Wolf offers an ideal way for children to learn the instruments of the orchestra.  Prokofiev's treasured musical tale that will have your children on the edge of their seats. Who's afraid of the big, bad wolf?

 

10 am / Tiny Tots

Family Fun with Project Trio

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Get ready to sing, dance and even beat box with Brooklyn-based PROJECT Trio.  The ensemble features Greg Pattillo on Flute, Peter Seymour on bass and Eric Stephenson on cello.

11 am / Young People's Family Concerts

Project Trio with the DSO

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Brooklyn-based chamber music ensemble PROJECT Trio joins forces with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra for a high-energy concert featuring classical favorites, jazz, rock, hip-hop and even beat box!

10 am / Tiny Tots

Kris Johnson's Jazz Express

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All aboard the Jazz Express! Trumpeter Kris Johnson will take the entire family on an interactive, musical journey exploring the wonderful world of Jazz. This concert is sure to be a swinging, toe tapping and finger snapping good time!

11 am / Young People's Family Concerts

Beethoven Lives Upstairs

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An irritable grouchy old man moves in to the apartment above Christoph and his family in Vienna.  Christoph is not pleased at all by Beethoven’s arrival, but bit by bit he begins to understand the genius of Beethoven and the beauty of his music. See the full story unfold in this interactive theatrical concert featuring the DSO and award-winning company, Classical Kids Live.


Civic Showcase Performance Series

The Detroit Symphony Civic Youth Orchestra and the Civic Wind Ensemble take the stage on historic Orchestra Hall stage for an evening of unforgettable performances.  

Upcoming performances:

November 7 @ 7:15 PM GET TICKETS
March 6 @ 7:15 PM GET TICKETS
May 1 @ 7:15 PM GET TICKETS