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2016 Intermediate Concerts: "Cheers, Tears, and Fears!"

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre

Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre

Friday, March 11, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre

2016 Intermediate Concerts:
Cheers, Tears, and Fears! Music Expressing Emotions

Register Today!
Click here to download the registration form.

Please mail or hand-deliver this form by Friday, December 4, 2015.  
Send to: RPO Education Dept, 108 East Avenue, Rochester NY 14604


Music has a unique power to convey what words often cannot: a state of mind, a feeling, an emotion. This concert will examine different emotional states and the elements of music associated with them. We’ll discover what we already know instinctively: music’s emotional impact is clear and universal.
NY State Guidelines in relation to this concert:

  1. The conductor will interact with the audience throughout the concert asking students to make decisions based on what they hear

  2. Students will have the opportunity to use art materials and resources if teachers choose to submit works of art and poetry for projection during the concert

  3. Students will respond to the pieces of music during the concert as well as any pre/post work teachers choose to do

  4. Students will learn how music is a reflection of culture and our world by gaining understanding of music as its own language


DVORAK  Carnival Overture
MENDELSSOHN  Symphony No. 4, Mvt. I
BARBER  Adagio for Strings
MUSSORGSKY  Night on Bald Mountain
MAHLER  Symphony No. 1, Mvt. III
ELGAR  Enigma Variations: Nimrod                                        
DVORAK  Symphony No. 8, Mvt. IV

About the Intermediate Concert Series
Each year the RPO offers performances for 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.

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