La Porte County Symphony
307 Kingsbury Avenue
La Porte, IN 46350-6099
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 563
La Porte, IN 46352

Phone: 219.362.9020

29th Annual Children's Education Concert
Wednesday, October 11th

La Porte Civic Auditorium 
1001 Ridge St.
9:30 AM | 11:10 AM | 12:45 PM
Tickets Only $1
For group sales or questions about the Children's Education Concert or LCSO, please contact Executive Director, Nanda Danitschek, at 219-362-9020. 


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LCSO Children’s Education Concert

On October 11, LCSO will present John Lithgow’s, The Remarkable Farkle McBride, the story of a boy with endearing but notoriously unsatisfied curiosity. He explores each orchestra section one-by-one until he realizes the only way to be at his best was by making all of the sections work together! Students will learn about the many different instruments in the orchestra, what it means to be a Maestro, and how important each individual’s part is to the entire symphony! This program is a message on the power of connection and diversity, wrapped in the guise of humorous education on how an orchestra works.

Other interactive works will also be included and presented by the symphony. This year, we are very proud to include bilingual learning opportunities in our Teacher’s Supplement Guide. Children will learn how to say various instruments and orchestral terminology in Spanish, along with other lessons that meet Indiana Academic Standards for Education.

About the Concert: Each year elementary and middle school students from La Porte, Porter, Lake and St. Joseph counties travel to La Porte to experience a new educational concert. These highly interactive and imaginative programs are designed to introduce the young listener to the world of symphonic performance.

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Enhance your experience at our concert: Check out our 2017 Children's Education Guide

Download and color our Dia de Los Muertos sugar skull for a chance to win a table for the family concert on October 28th! Your child's picture will decorate the walls of the civic during Tales from the Darkside. Download the coloring page here.

Concert Sponsors

Beacon Childrens Hospital 4c

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To explore more about the orchestra visit these neat websites:

New York Philharmonic Kids Zone

Ravina Kids Zone