A collection of interactive resources for children, from preschoolers through second graders, that explores orchestral music and composing through fun. Activities include experimenting with sounds to identifying instruments.

Short and Long Sounds

Music is full of short and long sounds. New York Philharmonic Teaching Artist Dr. Shelley Monroe Huang shows fun ways of using household items to create and notate rhythms and melodies.

Chanting with Hildegard

Find out what “home notes” are and how composer Hildegard of Bingen used them in her music. Join New York Philharmonic Teaching Artist JL Marlor to compose your own chants inspired by Hildegard … and PIZZA!