Local Music Activities for Kids

Local Music/Arts Events for Kids

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Farmington Players


Best Christmas Pageant Ever


Sunday, September 18, 2016.  12:30 pm registration, 1:00 auditions start


December 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18 (12 shows total, including two shows on each Saturday.) Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m


Becky's New Car


Sunday, November 13, 2016. 12:30 pm registration / 1 pm start


Friday Feb 10, 2017 - Saturday Feb 25, 2017

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Detroit Opera

Opera house:  www.michiganopera.org
Children's Chorus:  www.motcc.org

The Hobbit (Saturday, April 29, 2017)

A fast-paced adaptation of JRR Tolkien’s classic novel that tells the story of an unassuming homebody who is led on a grand and unexpected adventure in search of a dragon’s treasure.

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Detroit Symphony Orchestra Young People's Concerts


Halloween at Hogwarts

Saturday, October 29, 2016 @ 11 am

All aboard the Hogwarts Express! Join Assistant Conductor Michelle Merrill and the DSO for selections from your favorite Harry Potter films and more. Witches, wizards and even muggles are invited to participate in our annual costume contest and other spooktacular pre-concert activities!

Tubby the Tuba

Saturday, November 26, 2016

Join DSO Principal Tuba Dennis Nulty for the timeless children’s classic, “Tubby the Tuba,” as he sets off on a quest to find a song of his own. Narrated by celebrity host Stephen Henderson, other works on the program will showcase the DSO’s brilliant brass section!

Tchaikovsky Discovers America

Saturday, March 17, 2017

Travel with Tchaikovsky as he arrives in New York for the Grand Opening of Carnegie Hall in 1891 and makes his famous journey to Niagara Falls. This Classical Kids Live! theatrical production features excerpts of the composer’s music, including passages from his three famous ballets: The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beautyand Swan Lake. 

Britten's Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

Saturday, May 6, 2017

The DSO’s instruments come to life in a delightful presentation of Benjamin Britten’s beloved music showcasing the different families of instruments in an orchestra. Narrated by D.J. Oliver, the popular host of DPTV’s Detroit Performs.