Teacher 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 sign up for Music Monthly, our email newsletter for teachers, sign up below by selecting the “Programs for Teachers” option.

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ISO Video Resources

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Videos for the Classroom

Featuring new videos by ISO musicians demonstrating practice techniques and recommending their favorite pieces.

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Meet the Musicians

Meet the Musicians of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra... and learn a little more about what music means to them!

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Teddy Bear Read-A-Longs

Since we can't gather at your local library for a while, the ISO made these video just for you to follow along!

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The ISO YouTube Channel

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra YouTube Channel is filled with lots of incredible videos including, at-home resources, performances, and behind-the-scenes snapshots.

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Music enhances the education of our children by helping them to make connections and broadening the depth with which they think and feel. If we are to hope for a society of culturally literate people, music must be a vital part of our children’s education.

Yo-Yo Ma


Resources From Around Indianapolis

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Music for All's Online Instrumental Instruction
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Music for All's Educator Resources
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Children's Museum of Indianapolis' "Museum at Home"
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Conner Prairie at Home
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Indiana Historical Society's Educator Resources
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Indiana State Museum's Educator Resources

Music education opens doors that help children pass from school into the world around them – a world of work, culture, intellectual activity, and human involvement. The future of our nation depends on providing our children with a complete education that includes music.

Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

Advocacy Toolkits, Information, & Advice

Stay Informed

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.

Take Action

Contact Beth Perdue Outland at bperdueoutland@indianapolissymphony.org for more information.