The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra's Community Health Network 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.
2021 Discovery Concerts
January 20 | January 26 | February 19 | March 9 | April 6 | May 11
A Walk on the Wild Side!
Join us as we partner with the Indianapolis Zoo for our 2020-21 Discovery Concert Series performances of A Walk on the Wild Side! Music will be our guide as we explore the wonderful world that we call home. This program will feature a Teacher Curriculum Guide that covers specific multi-disciplinary standards, including STEM!
"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
preparation materials for teachers
The Teacher Curriculum is a guide to help you prepare your students for a great concert experience. It is connected to the National Music Standards, as well as, some Indiana State Standards. The Student Workbook, called The Score, features written activities and discussion starters for students. These materials will be posted here as they are available.
For more information contact LearningCommunity@IndianapolisSymphony.org or call 317.639.4300
Want to make your discovery concert
a cross-curricular experience?
Our Symphony in Color program is utilizing some of the same repertoire selections, so that you and your school's visual art teacher can collaborate! To learn more, visit the Symphony in Color webpage or register here.
Additional Support Provided By:
Elba L. and Gene Portteus Branigin Foundation
Teacher Materials Underwritten by:
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