The Grand Rapids Symphony is dedicated to providing exceptional opportunities for school groups and home school families to explore the world of classical music through performances in and around Grand Rapids, as well as in the schools.
Questions? Contact the Education Department.
Lollipop Concerts - These concerts are a great "first experience" to live orchestral music and the Grand Rapids Symphony.
Third Grade Concerts - No one tells the vibrant story of the importance of rhythm and percussion instruments better than Bill Vits in this high-energy, high-impact concert just for third graders.
Link Up - a program of Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute - is a lively and interactive program where participating students attend a culminating concert where they sing and play the recorder or violin with the orchestra from their seats.
Artists in Residence Program (AIR) - This is a two-year partnership program between select schools and the Grand Rapids Symphony to provide not only traditional concert experiences but also performances in the schools by small ensembles of Symphony musicians.
Access to Music - Access to Music is a FREE performance for members of the Grand Rapids community who are not able to attend traditional concerts due to impairments or financial limitations.