Virginia Discovery Museum

Meet the Symphony Musician - Virtually!

Friday, March 5, 2021
10:30 - 11:15am
Via Zoom

The Symphony is proud to partner with the Virginia Discovery Museum on the Charlottesville Downtown Mall for virtual programs entitled Meet the Symphony Musician.  On each program, orchestra members demonstrate a featured instrument and accompany a guest reader of a children’s book.

Follow Little Dinosaur on his adventures as he cracks free from his shell and explores the countryside, accompanied by a rich soundscape.  Kelly Sulick, Principal Flute of the Charlottesville Symphony, will demonstrate woodwind instruments and bring to life The Little Dinosaur  by Samantha Ball, on Friday, March 5, 2021 at 10:30am as part of the VDM's "Meet Me on Main Street" series.

These virtual programs are free and do not require registration.  For the Zoom link please visit the event page at the Virginia Discovery Museum website.


Past Virginia Discovery Museum Programs

February 5, 2021
Brass instruments and the story Ellison the Elephant with Principal Trombone Nate Lee.
Click on the image to learn how to make a Reed Slide Trombone at home:

January 8, 2021
String instruments and the story Giraffes Can't Dance with Principal Viola Ayn Balija.
Click on the image to learn how to make a Shoe Box Guitar at home:

December 4, 2020
Brass instruments and the story The Very Sneezy Garbage Truck with Principal Horn Katy Ambrose.
Click on the image to learn how to make a Hose-O-Phone at home:

February 1, 2020
String instruments and the story The Snail and the Whale with Principal Bass Peter Spaar.

January 11, 2020
Woodwind instruments and the story The Hiccupotamus with Principal Oboe Kelly Peral.

February 2, 2019
Percussion instruments and the story Freeda the Cheetah with Principal Timpani and Percussion I-Jen Fang.

January 12, 2019
Brass instruments and the story The Very Sneezy Garbage Truck with Principal Horn Katy Ambrose.

February 3, 2018
Woodwind instruments and the story Little Wolf's First Howling with former Principal Clarinet Shawn Earle.

January 13, 2018
String instruments and The Unexpected Love Story of Alfred Fiddleduckling with Principal Viola Ayn Balija.