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.

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"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

February 17-18 | April 21-22 | May 12, 13 & 26
10:15 am & 11:30 am

The program: 

The Orchestra: Working and Playing Together

David Glover, Conductor

BIZET | “Farandole” from L’Arlesienne Suite No. 2
BRAHMS | Hungarian Dance No.5 in G minor
HAYDN | Movement II from Symphony No. 94 in G Major (“Surprise”)
SHOSTAKOVICH | The First Echelon Op. 99 from Waltzes from Films
TCHAIKOVSKY | Movement III (Pizzicato ostinato) from Symphony No. 4
SAINT-SAËNS | “Bacchanale” from Samson and Delilah

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.

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

You may return by mail or email to Linda Noble.

Changes may be made to your reservation date and numbers anytime prior to the payment due date. The cost: $6 per student and $7 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.

2015 Discovery Concert Order Form

ALREADY HAVE A RESERVATION? Click here for Additional Information and Prep Materials. For more information contact Linda Noble, Associate Director of Education at 317.262.4907.

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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


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