Education & Learning

Education that inspires lifelong creativity for all ages.

THE SOUNDS OF EARQUAKE!

The Symphony’s biggest education event of the year, EarQuake! surprises and delights 5th graders with live performances of classical music and amazing film scores by professional musicians from a six-state area, featuring visual art created specially for the program. Learn about the instruments, roles, and music of the orchestra from the front row.

 

EarQuake 2024: October 14 at 9am & 12:30pm
ArcBest PAC

The Kool Cats™

Kool Cats Jazz Quartet brings the fun in this dynamic 30-minute program that spans a century of jazz and American history through music and interactive performance. Kool Cats visits 25 4th grade classrooms with art displays that relate to the music.

 February 10-14, 2025

Contact Laken Emerson to schedule your school visit.

 

Symphony in the Schools

The Fort Smith Symphony String Quartet visits 3rd graders across the River Valley area for a 30-minute program that includes music from movies, video games, and Arkansan composers, to show how the music we hear every day is made. The ensemble visits 25 schools with art displays that relate to the music.
 

January 27-31, 2025
Contact Laken Emerson to schedule your school visit.

Bluegrass LIVE!

Professional musicians teach 2nd graders about musical storytelling and the Arkasnsas tradition of bluegrass with the Symphony’s latest educational offering: Bluegrass LIVE! This 30-minute program comes right to your classrooms and visits 25 schools with art displays that relate to the music.

February 3-7, 2025
Email Laken Emerson to schedule your school visit.

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