Young People’s Concerts for Schools empower teachers to enrich student engagement through a guided — but flexible — curriculum to support preparing their students for a live orchestral concert, which features a stimulating and interactive format and the thrilling sound of the New York Philharmonic.



2023–24: Fantasy and Imagination

Wednesday, January 17, 2024, at 10:30 AM (SOLD OUT) and 12:00 PM
Thursday, January 18, 2024, at 10:30 AM (SOLD OUT) and 12:00 PM
Friday, January 19, 2024, at 10:30 AM (SOLD OUT) and 12:00 PM

For 100 years New York Philharmonic Young People’s Concerts have captured imaginations and delighted young audiences. Help us celebrate this exciting milestone with a deep dive into Musorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition. Art, stories, movement, music, and fresh perspectives of today’s students converge in an enchanting concert that elevates the importance of fantasy and imagination. Together, we’ll create a boundless new world inspired by the kaleidoscopic sounds of the Orchestra!

For grades 3–12

Location: David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center
Tickets: $10 per student (1 free chaperone per 10 students)
Duration: 1 hour
Resource materials for teachers and 2-hour virtual teachers’ workshop included

Register

Registration deadline: Friday, December 1, 2023

Resource Materials for Teachers

Lesson plans and resources designed to complement Fantasy and Imagination.

Our Sponsors

Lead support for Young People’s Concerts for Schools is provided by the Mary and James G. Wallach Foundation.

Lead support for Young People’s Concerts is provided by Evalyn E. and Stephen E. Milman.

Major support for Young People’s Concerts is provided by the Tiger Baron Foundation.

Support for Young People’s Concerts for Schools is provided by Nike.


Major support for the New York Philharmonic Very Young Composers Program is provided by Susan and Elihu Rose.

Support for Young People’s Concerts is provided by The Theodore H. Barth Foundation and the The Brodsky Family Foundation

Young People’s Concerts for Schools is also supported, in part, by the Mary P. Oenslager Student Concert Endowment Fund.

Additional funding for the New York Philharmonic Very Young Composers Program is provided by Muna and Basem Hishmeh; Mr. and Mrs. A. Slade Mills, Jr.; and Billy Rose Foundation.