Teddy Bear Series

Programs for young children ages 3-7 to listen to adventure stories and move along to music played by ISO musicians.

Upcoming Teddy Bear Concerts


*These performances are part of the Central Library’s Family Concert Series

Saturday, September 23 – 10am The Runaway Strings Carmel Clay Library
Saturday, October 14 – 11am The Big Note Indianapolis Public Library – West Perry Branch
Monday, October 23 – 11am The Giant’s Violin Avon – Washington Township Branch
Saturday, November 11 – 11am The Runaway Strings Indianapolis Public Library – Michigan Road Branch


Tuesday, January 9 – 11am The Big Note Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library – Zionsville Branch
*Sunday, January 21 – 3pm Monkey’s Jungle Jam Central Public Library
Sunday, February 25 – 1pm The Garden Symphony Arts for Lawrence
Saturday, March 9 – 11am The Runaway Strings Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library – Whitestown Branch

(6310 Albert S. White Dr. Whitestown, IN 46075)

*Sunday, April 21 – 3pm The Garden Symphony Central Public Library
Saturday, May 18 – 11am The Big Note Johnson Country Public Library – White River Branch
Saturday, June 8 – 11am The Giant’s Violin Indianapolis Public Library – Haughville Branch
*Sunday, July 21 – 3pm The Big Note Central Public Library



A Few Additional Notes

The ISO has served over 8,000 children with the gift of music since the start of the program.
Our 5 Teddy Bear programs introduce 18 different instruments from the symphony orchestra!
Teddy Bear books are available for purchase now at local bookstores Kids Ink and Indy Reads

Teddy Bear Series Programs

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Monkey's Jungle Jam

Purchase, read along, and listen to the music of Monkey's Jungle Jam!

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The Garden Symphony

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

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The Runaway Strings

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The Giant's Violin

The Giant’s Violin is the story of a boy who believes a giant and his violin are living in the attic above him.

The Big Note

The Big Note is the story of a young boy’s search through a symphony orchestra to find a big note he hears at a concert.