Link Up, a program of Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute, pairs orchestras with students in grades 3–5 at schools in their local communities to explore orchestral repertoire through a hands-on music curriculum. Students participating in Link Up attend a culminating concert, in which they sing and play recorders or string instruments with the orchestra from their seats. Students also compose and perform their own pieces inspired by the orchestral repertoire studied.
Since 2003, Carnegie Hall has partnered with local, professional, community, and university orchestras to offer Link Up at sites across the United States and around the world. Through this partnership, Carnegie Hall aims to support orchestras’ existing education programs, strengthen their partnerships with local schools, and provide the highest quality curricula, resources, professional development, and other support.
In The Orchestra moves, students will learn about how composers create musical movement using motifs, melodic direction, steps and leaps, dynamics, and orchestration. Students discover ways in which the orchestra moves through the Link Up repertoire, hands-on activities, and a culminating interactive performance with the Springfield Symphony Orchestra: Concert for Young People: 10am, March 21, 2018 at Kuss Auditorium.
Register today for Link Up: The Orchestra Rocks
Deadline to sign up: October 1, 2017
Mandatory Professional Development for all participating teachers: TBA
Complete the Registration Form here »