Music Educator Concert Tickets
School music educators are eligible for up to two Barnett & Company Masterworks concert tickets at $15 each. Please mention this discount and be prepared to provide further information to verify music educator status. Discounted tickets are subject to availability and do not apply to loge/box seats.
Music Educator Subscriptions
Subscribers receive special benefits and discounts throughout the year and a music educator subscription ensures you always have a seat! Subscriptions start at $60.
Music Teacher Professional Learning Community
Join elementary teachers around the area throughout the year to meet, eat, and exchange best teaching practices. Free to all teachers; Non-music teachers are welcome to attend!
Using Google Drive in the Music Classroom
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 • 4:30pm to 6:00pm • Tivoli Center (CSO Offices)
*Due to Hamilton County School closures, Using Google Drive in the Music Classroom has been cancelled.
Unpacking the New Tennessee Music Standards
Monday, November 13, 2017 • 4:30pm to 6:00pm • Tivoli Theatre Dance Studio
*Teachers invited to take dinner break, then return for CSO’s 7:30 rehearsal of Stravinky’s Petrushka
Make & Take Music Manipulatives
January 31, 2018 • 4:30pm to 6:00pm • Tivoli Center (CSO Offices)
Being Your Program’s Best Advocate
March 1, 2018 • 4:30pm to 6:00pm • Tivoli Theatre Dance Studio
*Teachers invited to take dinner break, then return for CSO’s Music Education Night at the Sibeluis Symphony No. 5 concert (ticket purchase required)
Join the CSO for a celebration of music educators and music education on March 1, 2018’s Sibelius Symphony No. 5 concert. Teachers are invited to attend the VIP Lounge as celebrated guests of the CSO during intermission for free hors d’oeuvres and wine. Please mention the music educator discount when purchasing your ticket to ensure your RSVP.
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 10:00am
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 12:00pm
Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 10:00am
Friday, February 9, 2018 at 10:00am
Friday, February 9, 2018 at 12:00pm
North Cleveland Church of God
Please email Sarah Marczynski with your chosen concert date and time and number of students/teachers attending.
Youtube performance by Racine Symphony:
To check-out an instrument, please download and fill out the form below. Instrument scheduling is subject to availability.
- Double Bass
- French Horn
- Snare Drum
- Tambourine and other various percussion instruments
For more information, contact Sarah Marczynski by email or at 423.267.8583 x 2100.
Teachers guides for past Young People’s Concerts, Opera performances, and other CSO performances are available for teachers to download, copy, and use. Please give credit to the CSO Education Department when appropriate.
Middle/High School Teachers
Leading from the Podium: The Art of Conducting in the Classroom
Friday, February 9 & Saturday, February 10, 2018 • UTC Fine Arts Center • $120 for participants, $50 for auditors
Geared toward middle and high school conductors, the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera will offer a unique workshop and provide a limited number of participants conducting opportunities with the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera. This intensive program will include coaching and pertinent profession related presentations of score study, rehearsal techniques, developing student leadership and more with CSO Music Director Kayoko Dan and University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Director of Bands Craig Davis.
Up to nine active participants will be accepted. Applications will be available August 1, 2017 and are due December 1, 2017.
The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera understands that there is a lack of quality musical instruments for instruction in many of our schools. To help address this need, the CSO will conduct an instrument drive for new and used instruments and monetary donations. If you have a need for musical instruments for your school or program, please fill out the form below and return to the CSO by January 31, 2018 . We’ll do our best to help!
CSO CELEBRATES MUSIC IN OUR SCHOOLS MONTH
In March, 2018, the CSO will join with local educators and organizations and celebrate music in Chattanooga schools.
Read Across America Day
As a part of MIOSM, the CSO will celebrate music through story. CSO volunteers will read Lesléa Newman’s s Ketzel: the Cat Who Composed and present the book to the music teacher or school library. This story is a great follow-up to the February Young People’s Concerts Compose Yourself showing anyone can be a composer!
To sign-up for a time, fill out the form below.
Moment for Music
Celebrate Music in your school every day with Moment for Music. Developed by the CSO and tested by several Hamilton County music teachers last year, includes a CD of musical samples curated for each school day and a corresponding book of information and other activities. Share these musical moments over your school’s PA system during announcements, at a morning assembly, or to kick off each music class for a short, fun way to put Music in Your School. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to request a copy.
Music Educator Celebration Concert Night
Thursday, March 1, 2018 • 7:30pm • Tivoli Theatre
Join the CSO for a celebration of music educators and music education on our Sibelius Symphony No. 5 concert. Teachers are invited to attend the VIP Lounge as celebrated guests of the CSO during intermission for free hors d’oeuvres and wine. Please mention the music educator discount when purchasing your ticket to ensure your RSVP.
Music in Our Schools Month Website
The CSO’s Music in Our Schools Month website has a variety of resources that teachers and the general public can utilize and to share their support with elected officials who, every year, make important decisions regarding music and arts in the schools.
Music Teachers – shine a spotlight on your music program or exceptional students at the MIOSM website. Email a short paragraph and any relevant pictures to Sarah Marczynski to be included on the website.