Local Music/Arts Events for Kids
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
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.
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.