2014/15 Intermediate Concerts
Marlene Pauley, conductor
DVOŘÁK Largo from Symphony #9
COPLAND Variations on a Shaker Melody
GERSHWIN Rhapsody in Blue
GARLAND/MILLER In The Mood
BERNSTEIN "Mambo" from West Side Story
Registration for these concerts is open now. Click here to download the registration form.
Please mail or hand-deliver the form to the following address:
RPO Education Dept, 108 East Avenue, Rochester NY 14604
Downloadable Lesson Plans:
• Dance moves for Copland's "Hoedown"
• Worksheet (Copland's "Simple Gifts")
• Listening map (Copland's "Simple Gifts")
• Theme and Variation worksheet
• Background on Copland's Rodeo
• Listening Lesson (Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue)
About the Intermediate Concert Series
Each year the RPO offers performances for 15,000 4th-6th graders at the Eastman Theatre. Students are bused in from all over the Greater Rochester Area to enjoy a one-hour, age-appropriate concert designed to connect orchestral music to the intermediate curriculum. In this way, children learn about music in a cultural and historical context.