Discovery Concerts


The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra's Discovery Concerts are designed for students in grades 3-6. Don’t miss the opportunity for your students to hear the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra perform in the historic Hilbert Circle Theatre in downtown Indianapolis. For many students, this is the first chance they have to hear a major orchestra perform live.

2016 discovery concert dates

"I had a wonderful time attending the ISO Discovery Concert. The rhythm of the different music was lively - exciting like Beethoven and some were mellow - like Swan Lake. I loved hearing all different kinds of music I have never heard before."

- Cole, fifth grade

January 26 | February 16-17 | April 5 | May 10 | May 17-18
10:15 am & 11:30 am

The program: 

The Orchestra Moves

Vince Lee, conductor

Scarim | A Simple Melody
Mozart | Overture to The Marriage of Figaro
Offenbach | “Can-Can” from Orpheus in the Underworld
J. Strauss | On the Beautiful Blue Danube Waltzes
Bizet | “Toreador Song” from Carmen, Act II
Beethoven | Movement I Allegro Con Brio from Symphony No.5 in C Minor, Op. 67
Stravinsky | “Finale” from The Firebird Suite (1919)

1. Estimate the number of seats needed and select your date and time concert preference.
2. Complete the reservation form and return to the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. Or you may complete our online reservation form via the link below. 

Discovery Concerts
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
32 E. Washington St., Suite 600
Indianapolis, IN 46204

You may return by mail or email to Linda Noble. If you submit the online application, we receive it automatically, and you do not need to mail or email. 

Changes may be made to your reservation date and numbers anytime prior to the payment due date. The cost: $7 per student and $8 per adult, and includes comprehensive preparation materials and a teacher workshop.One FREE teacher/chaperone ticket for every 10 student tickets purchased. Please note that a handling fee will be added to each order.

2016 Discovery Concert Order Form


For more information contact Linda Noble, Associate Director of Education at 317.262.4907.

Teacher Resources



Discovery Teacher Workshop Dates

Friday, november 6, 2015
Monday, January 18, 2016



Presenting Sponsor: The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Association

Premiere Sponsor:

Associate Sponsors:

Batt Family Foundation
Elba L. & Gene Portteus Branigin Foundation
FedEx Corporation
Firestone Building Products & Industrial Products
Franklin Symphonic Council
Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance
Rock Island Refining Foundation
Speedwell Foundation
Symphony at Sunset


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