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Super Saturdays at the DSO

Let your imagination run wild at Super Saturdays! Make a day of it with concerts and activities. Pre-concert activities including an instrument petting zoo, face-painting, and arts and crafts will take place on all levels of the Atrium of the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center starting at 9:30 AM.

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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 Cube 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 that often include dance, theater, storytelling and video. Get to know the DSO and discover all the orchestra can do! Young People's Concerts have introduced generations of children to classical music—a friendship that lasts a lifetime. 



10 am / Tiny Tots
In the Cube

Miss Paula and the Candy bandits

Rock O`Ween with Miss Paula and the Candy Bandits

Come and listen as Miss Paula and the Candy Bandits play popular children’s songs set to a rock n’ roll beat. Nursery rhymes will never be the same again!

11 am / Young People's Family Concerts
In Orchestra Hall

Halloween at Hogwarts

Halloween at Hogwarts

All aboard the Hogwarts Express!

Join the DSO for musical selections from your favorite Harry Potter films and more. Witches, wizards, and even muggles are invited to participate in our annual costume contest and other Spooktacular pre-concert activities!

10 am / Tiny Tots
In the Cube

Sean Dobbins

Sean Dobbins and Friends – Jazz Meets Dr. Seuss

Back by popular demand! Sean Dobbins and friends return to the whimsical world of Dr. Seuss. There is fun to be done as we explore the rhyming and rhythm of Dr. Seuss through the world of jazz music.

11 am / Young People's Family Concerts
In Orchestra Hall

The Snowman

The Snowman

By Raymond Briggs
Vinay Parameswaran, conductor

Based on the award-winning children’s book by Raymond Briggs, The Snowman comes to life on the big screen! The DSO performs Howard Blake’s memorable soundtrack while the animated classic plays above the orchestra. Come inside from the cold to enjoy this and other musical winter favorites!


10 am / Tiny Tots
In the Cube

Fox & Branch

Fox & Branch

Dave Fox and Will Branch invite your entire family to join them for music-filled fun with dancing and sing-a-longs. Anchored in American roots music, this duo’s show is as much a celebration of being together as it is a musical experience.

11 am / Young People's Family Concerts
In Orchestra Hall

Beethoven Lives Upstairs

Beethoven Lives Upstairs

Classical Kids Live!

An irritable grouchy old man moves in to the apartment above Christoph and his family in Vienna. Christoph is not pleased by Beethoven’s arrival, but he begins to understand his genius and the beauty of his music. See the full story unfold in this interactive theatrical concert.

10 am / Tiny Tots
In the Cube

Earth Day

Earth Day is Every Day

Featuring Joe Reilly and Friends

Can you hop like a frog, flap your wings like a turkey vulture, or make a face like a dinosaur? Celebrate spring with Joe Reilly and friends in a program of environmental songs for kids of all ages.

11 am / Young People's Family Concerts
In Orchestra Hall

May the 4th

"May the 4th be with You…"

Daniel Brier, conductor

Travel to a galaxy far, far away with the DSO! This family-friendly program highlights the music behind favorite characters from the beloved Star Wars film series.

Free Family Membership!

Receive a FREE family membership with each Young People's Family Concerts or Tiny Tots subscription—loaded with perks for grown-ups and adults!

Benefits for Young People

• Box seat subscribers receive a free concession item at each concert
• A DSO kids card for each child in your household
• Pre-concert activities, including an instrument petting zoo, and arts and crafts (begins at 9:30 AM in the DSO Arium)
• Invitations to family-friendly activities at select 2018-2019 YPFC and Tiny Tots concerts

Benefits for Adults

• "Parent's Night Out" voucher: Enjoy a pair of complimentary tickets to a select 2018-2019 DSO Classical Series performance
• Invitations to exclusive events throughout the 2018-2019 season including Patron Open Rehearsals
• A personalized patron card for 10% off regularly priced purchases at Shop @ The Max and discounts at local restaurants and shops

2018-19 YPFC & Tiny Tots Subscriptions   See also:  Classical  |  PNC Pops  |  Jazz