Learning doesn’t end at graduation! 

The Grand Rapids Symphony offers unique experiences for adults to enjoy life-long learning opportunities that explore great music, and great art—from engaging pre-concert talks, to behind-the-scenes tours—there’s something for everyone of all ages.   

Inside the Music: Pre-concert Presentations 

Free and available to all Richard and Helen DeVos Classical Series Concert ticket holders!  You won’t want to miss the UpBeat multi-media presentations proceeding each of the Richard and Helen DeVos Classical Series Concerts at DeVos Hall that will be sure to enrich your concert experience. 

Symphony Scorecard

Your card to scoring great seats!  The Grand Rapids Symphony Scorecard program allows members to receive up to four (4) FREE tickets for selected Grand Rapids Symphony performances.
Up Beat
Nooks & Crannies Tour
Access to Music

Grand Rapids Symphony Chorus

Love coming to Grand Rapids Symphony concerts?  Join the Grand Rapids Symphony Chorus and get in on the action from possibly the best seat in the house!  Under the direction of Pearl Shankuan, the volunteers of the Grand Rapids Symphony Chorus meet for weekly rehearsals and appear on stage with the orchestra regularly each season.  Auditions are required and held several times per year.  

Grand Rapids Community Gospel Chorus

Symphony with Soul, the Grand Rapids Symphony's annual celebration of diversity through music, has been enhanced by the Grand Rapids Community Gospel Chorus under the direction of Duane Davis.  Presenting a wide range of choral music, nearly 100 volunteer singers come together for this community favorite each year. 

Access to Music and Concerts

Sponsored by: Amway, Grand Rapids-Kent County Convention/Arena Authority & SMG Management

The Access to Music Concerts provide a unique performance FREE for members of the Greater Grand Rapids community who are not able to attend traditional concerts due to impairments or physical and financial limitations. These concerts occupy a special place in the heart of the Grand Rapids Symphony’s education programs. Come and enjoy great music in an environment that will be sure to make everyone feel welcome.