We are delighted to present the 2013-2014 ASO Education Concert season! With programs designed to engage and delight students of all ages, you won’t want to miss your chance to hear the Alabama Symphony Orchestra LIVE. Download our yearly postcard by clicking here.

All Education Concerts are supported by Protective Life Corporation


Grades Pre K-2

Get ready for a musical adventure as the ASO presents a special program for our youngest audience members. Put on your explorer hat and let's travel around the world learning how music can make you move, or paint a picture in your mind! Casual, interactive and lots of fun, Explorer Concerts are a perfect introduction to the instruments of the orchestra and great classical music.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 | 1:00 p.m.
N.E. Miles Jewish Day School (Directions)

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 | 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Hunter Street Baptist Church, Hoover (Directions)

Thursday, October 10, 2013 | 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
North Park Baptist church, Trussville (Directions)

Tickets: $4 per seat | One adult free for every 10 students

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The Eliza C. and C.S. Young Memorial YOUNG PEOPLE’S CONCERTS
Grades 3-6

Fall Concert: THE SCIENTIFIC SYMPHONY: A Journey from Earth into Space!

This fall, we present a very special partnership with the McWane Science Center. Join the ASO at the historic Alabama Theatre for a musical adventure from Earth into outer space. Then, your ticket includes a visit to the McWane Science Center for post-concert fun! Curriculum connection: Earth and Space Science.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.
and Thursday, October 17 , 2013 at 10:00 a.m.
at the historic Alabama Theatre (Directions)

Single Tickets: $10 per ticket, which includes concert and entry to McWane Center | One free adult for every 10 students

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This spring we will go behind the scenes to learn about literature, myths and legends from all over the world! A dynamic storyteller will be our guide as we learn how these stories inspired some of the greatest music ever composed.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.

Single tickets: $5 per ticket | One free adult for every 10 students

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Grades 7-12

Join the world-class musicians of the ASO in the beautiful Alys Stephens Center for this informative journey through music hearing some of the most iconic music in the classical repertoire.

• Friday, October 4, 2013 | 11:00 a.m. 
Repertoire: Sibelius's Symphony No. 2

• Friday, November 15, 2013 | 11:00 a.m.
Repertoire: Berlioz and Brahms

• Friday, April 25, 2014 | 11:00 a.m.
Repertoire: Brahms's Violin Concerto

Single Tickets: $6 per seat NB: You MUST arrange with the Director of Education ahead of time to get the $6 per person price. Tickets purchased at the door will be charged full price ($33 – $19).

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Still have questions? Call 205-314-6943 or email us for more information!