Educator Resources


The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra's Learning Community has compiled the following list of resources for you and your students. If you'd like to receive updates on educational programs and opportunities via email, sign up here

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2019-20 Teacher Mailing:

Documents & Flyers*

*If you would like to receive printed versions of these resources in the mail, please contact Perry Accetturo to be added to the list. 

Field Trip Resources:

Field Trip Packet 

Bus Parking Suggestions

Video Tour of Hilbert Circle Theatre


ISSMA Connections with 2019-20 ISO Season

Concerts Recommended for Students

Video Resources:

IndySymphony on YouTube

The Thinking Cat

A blog for Early Childhood educators,
written by Megan Masterman of the ISO Learning Community.



other resources available to you:

Music Education:

SFS Kids
Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

Music History/Composer:

Beyond the Score
Geography of Music
Keeping Score
PBS Great Composers Series


Science, Math, and Music:

ArtsEdge: Science and Music
Magical Mathematics of Music


Music Theory:

Ear Training: 
Good Ear
The Musical Mind

Tutorials and Exercises:
My Music Theory


Advocacy Toolkits, Information, and Advice:

The Learning Community understands the challenges schools and communities face to provide and maintain high quality arts education. For your convenience, we have put together a list of resources to assist in the arts advocacy process. Please let us know if you have used additional resources that should be included.

Stay Informed:
Americans for the Arts
Arts Action Fund
Champions of Change: The Impact of Art on Learning
Indiana Arts Commission
Indiana Youth Institute
Alliance for Indiana Music Education
National Association for Music Education
National Association of Music Merchants
National Association of Music Parents
National Endowment for the Arts

Take Action:
Americans for the Arts Education Field Guide
Americans for the Arts Education Navigator EBook
The Kennedy Center Arts Advocacy & Education Resources

Funding for Arts Programs:
Donors Choose
National Art Education Association

Field Trip Assistance:
Target Field Trip Grants
Walmart Community Grant Program 

Contact Perry Accetturo at (317) 231-6759 or for more information.


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