Young People's Concerts

Each year, thousands of students attend Young People's Concerts at the Nashville Symphony. FREE for students grades K-12 and $10 for chaperones and teachers, these concerts are open to public, private, and home schools, and offer a comprehensive educational experience that enriches in-school learning. Participating teachers receive access to a downloadable curriculum that includes lesson plans, music selections, and the “Let's Go to the Symphony” video. The content of each concert is geared toward a specific grade level (K-2, 3-4, 5-8 and 9-12), and meets both fine arts and academic Tennessee state standards.

  • Public, private, and charter schools must order tickets with a 1:24 minimum ratio of chaperones to students.
  • Home school groups must register as individual families only, with a maximum of 10 students and 3 adults.

Grant opportunities are available to cover the costs of ticket fees and transportation through our partner Notes for Education. Visit our resources page to apply. To learn more about Notes for Education, click here

2018/2019 SEASON:

Symphony in Space
Grades 3-4
January 24 & 25, 2019
11:45 AM
*Ticketing for this concert is now CLOSED* 

Cadet Enrico is finishing his flight training on the Sonic Spaceship! Explore works by Holst, Wagner, and Beethoven and more as you navigate the solar system with Enrico and orchestra.



Beep Beep! The Orchestra Goes on a Field Trip
Grades K-2
February 27 & 28, 2019
11:45 AM
*All 10:15 showings for this concert are CLOSED*

Fasten your seatbelts, this isn't your ordinary field trip! Buzz through the brass, swing through the strings, whiz through the woodwinds, and parade through the percussion as you take a ride through all the instrument families of the orchestra. You didn't hear orchestras like this at your old school!

School Group Tickets     Home School Tickets

High School Young People's Concerts
This season, high-schoolers are invited to attend our Coffee & Classics Series on Friday mornings! Pricing will remain the same as all Young People's Concerts. These concerts last 70 to 75 minutes with no intermission. 

Spanish Nights
March 22, 2019, at 10:30 am


NOTE: Each individual school is responsible for ordering its own buses. Parking directions for One Symphony Place will be sent to you prior to the concert. We will also email you a link for a downloadable curriculum that includes lesson plans, activities and music selections pertaining to the specific concert you are attending.

Exchange and Payment Policy

To accommodate groups on our wait list, all cancellations and exchanges must be made 30 days prior to the date of the performance. Refunds will not be issued for cancellations made after that time. Please note that this policy differs from the Nashville Symphony's standard concert ticket exchange policy.

Payment is required no later than 45 days prior to the date of the performance; if payment has not been received by the deadline, your reservation will be cancelled. Payment extensions will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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