Education & Community


Each year, the Nashville Symphony develops grade-specific lesson plans to complement the Young People’s Concerts series. By providing lesson plans and resource guides, we strive to give teachers the tools to unlock the concert experience and integrate it into classroom learning. All lesson plans provided by the Nashville Symphony correspond with state and local standards.

2017/18 Young People's Concerts Lesson Plans


Click below to download the curriculum.




Is it a Fiddle or a Violin? Teacher's Guide

Developed in partnership with the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum, this guide assists teachers in preparing students for the “Is It a Fiddle or a Violin?” program. It contains pre- and post-visit classroom lessons aligning with state curriculum standards.

Click Here To Learn More about the Is it a Fiddle or a Violin tours!

Past Lesson Plans

Curriculum for Grades K-2
Curriculum for Grades 3-4
Curriculum for Grades 5-8
Curriculum for Grades 9-12