The following links are just a few of the many music resources in our area and beyond. If you don’t find what you are looking for, please contact the Education Department for more information, 616/454-9451, Ext. 128.
Discount ticket offers for students [ages middle school through college]
- Grand Rapids Symphony's Student Passport Program
Music Education Opportunities and Ensembles For Students
Grand Rapids Youth Symphony and Classical Orchestra - The official affilate youth orchestras of the Grand Rapids Symphony. Advanced orchestra opportunities for students selected by audition.
Grand Rapids Symphony Youth Choruses - The official affilate youth choruses of the Grand Rapids Symphony.
Beginning and advanced choral ensembles for students selected by audition.
Music Education Opportunities and Ensembles for Adults
Grand Rapids Symphony Chorus - The offical affilate adult chorus of the Grand Rapids Symphony.
An all-volunteer, professional-quality choral ensemble that performes with the Grand Rapids Symphony. Members are selected by audtion.
Community Music Organizations
St. Cecilia’s Music Center
Offering a wide variety of music activities and concerts.
New Horizons Band
New Horizons Music programs provide entry points to music making for adults, including those with no musical experience at all and also those who were active in school music programs but have been inactive for a long period.
Forest Hills Adult Community Band
The FHACB provides the opportunity for musical enrichment through the rehearsal and performance of instrumental music within the framework of a full concert setting.
- Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp
- Interlochen Center for the Arts
- Knollcrest Music Camp
- Seminar at Western Michigan University
Professional Organizations and Resources
Instrument Rental, Purchase, and Supplies
Just for Fun!
Check out these web sites for more information about the instruments, the orchestra, music and more!
- Name that Instrument! Do you know what all the instruments of the orchestra sound like? Try this fun listening game to test your instrument knowledge.
- Play Music! A site just for kids designed by the League of American Orchestras
- Careers in Music A great resource for information about the many careers in music as put together by MENC!