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Education: Make Reservations
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The North Carolina Symphony performs education concerts for third through fifth grades statewide. We will begin taking reservations for the 2012-13 season in August 2012.
For the 2012-13 Student and Teacher workbooks, please see our Education Concert Resources page.
Our theme for 2012-13 is "What makes music MUSIC?" Using the most exciting compositions of composers from around the world, we will demonstrate the fundamentals of classical music: melody, tempo, texture, rhythm, form and dynamics.
2012-13 Education Concert Repertoire
|Oriental Festival March from Aladdin Suite, Op. 34|
Symphony No. 39 in E-flat Major, K.543, Mvt. I or III
(Movements will alternate throughout season)
|"Golliwogg's Cakewalk" from Children's Corner, Suite for Orchestra|
|Waltz from The Sleeping Beauty|
|“Dance of the Young Girls” from The Rite of Spring|
|McGLOHON, arr. MIZESKO:
|"North Carolina Is My Home"|
|Overture to Rienzi|
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