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San Francisco Symphony presents Music for Families: How to Build an Orchestra, featuring Lemony Snicket and Nathaniel Stookey's The Composer is Dead, March 11, at Davies Symphony Hall

February 15, 2017

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / FEBRUARY 15, 2017

(High resolution images of Music for Families concerts are available for download from the San Francisco Symphony’s Online Press Kit)


SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY PRESENTS MUSIC FOR FAMILIES; HOW TO BUILD AN ORCHESTRA, FEATURING LEMONY SNICKET AND NATHANIEL STOOKEY’S THE COMPOSER IS DEAD, SATURDAY MARCH 11

An educational concert experience including interactive activities and pre-concert materials for youth age 5 and over

SAN FRANCISCO, CA February 15 – The San Francisco Symphony’s (SFS) Music for Families series for youth ages 5 and over and their family continues at Davies Symphony Hall on Saturday, March 11 at 2 p.m., with pre-concert lobby activities beginning at 1 p.m. The interactive concert is titled How to Build an Orchestra, and takes the audience on a musical tour through the four main instrument groups of the orchestra (woodwinds, brass, strings, and percussion) and demonstrates how they come together to create music. A highlight of the concert is the array of lobby activities before, during, and after the performance including coloring stations, instrument petting zoos, photo stations, piano mats, and more. Ticket holders receive a link to free online resources to help families prepare for the concerts and provide opportunities for continued music engagement at home. Tickets for children age 17 and under are half-price.

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