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.
June 4, 2021
The harp and the story The Adventures of a Harp Mouse with Principal Harp Anastasia Jellison.
May 7, 2021
String instruments and the story Manuelo the Playing Mantis with Principal Cello Adam Carter.
April 2, 2021
Percussion instruments and the story Freeda the Cheetah with Principal Percussion I-Jen Fang.
March 5, 2021
Woodwind instruments and the story The Little Dinosaur with Principal Flute Kelly Sulick.
Click on the image to learn how to make Bottle Flutes at home:
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.