Teddy Bear Series


The Teddy Bear Concert Series introduces preschool & kindergarten students (ages 3-7) to the orchestra through story, movement, and live music. ISO violinist, Victoria Griswold, has written three stories for the Series, and the fourth will be premiering in Spring 2018.

New in 2018!
Monkey's Jungle Jam is the adventure-filled tale of a spider monkey's search through the rainforest for musical friends. Children will be invited to hop like frogs and sway like trees while they listen to unusual instruments from the symphony orchestra. 

The Giant's Violin follows the adventures of a young boy who discovers a giant violin in his attic!

The Big Note the adventures of a young boy as he searches through a symphony orchestra to find the source of the big note that he hears. 

The Garden Symphony follows a ladybug’s search through the garden for her own special song.

Each program features five musicians from the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and narration by Perry Accetturo of the ISO Learning Community. 



All Teddy Bear performances are free and open to the public, but please contact individual libraries to confirm reservation or seating procedures. 





Monday, January 29 at 10:30am
Central Library
Monday, March 12 at 10:30am
Central Library
Saturday, March 17 at 11:00am   
Franklin Branch of JCPL
Saturday, April 28 at 11:00am  
Clark-Pleasant Branch of JCPL
Saturday, March 3 at 11:00am
Trafalgar Branch of JCPL   
Saturday, May 19 at 10:30am
Carmel Clay Public Library
Saturday, March 24 at 11:00am
White River Branch of JCPL  
Thursday, April 19 at 10:30am
Central Library
Saturday, May 19 at 11:30am
Carmel Clay Public Library
Saturday, April 21 at 10:30am
Central Library
Monday, June 11 at 11:00am
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Library
Wednesday, May 9 at 11:00am
Avon-Washington Township PL







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