La Porte County Symphony
307 Kingsbury Avenue
La Porte, IN 46350-6099
Phone: 219.362.9020

cf payne The highly interactive and imaginative programs are designed to introduce the young listener to the world of symphonic performance.

Contact us for more information, or if you'd like to get your school involved.

The Remarkable Farkle McBride

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.

Concert Sponsors

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GIS NEW LOGO FINAL WITH DEPTS

Additional Support Provided by
V. Michael & Cherri Drayton, Cindy Ault and the Kessling Middle School Student Council,
Dr. Linda & David Sirugo, Councilman Timothy Stabosz

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Indiana Stories Teacher Resource Guide

Click here to download>>IndianaStories 1                       standardsLearn about the Music and Academic Standards
Addressed in Indiana Stories 

To explore more about the orchestra visit these neat websites:

New York Philharmonic Kids Zone

Ravina Kids Zone