The Rockford Symphony Orchestra kicks off the school year with a class for home schooled students ages 5-10. Orchestra Adventures is an interactive, fun, and educational introduction to the instrument families in the orchestra. The class is offered on Wednesday, Sept. 13 and will be repeated on Wednesday, Sept. 20 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. in the Riverfront Museum Park Theatre, 711 N. Main St. in Rockford. The cost for the class is $5 per child. Participants will journey through Benjamin Brittens Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra with listening games and other activities led by RSO Education Director Lorie Langan.
Brittens classic work is part of the program for the KinderKonzert on Sunday, Oct. 1 at 3 p.m. For further information about all the RSOs educational programs and outreach for children and adults, visit www.rockfordsymphony.com or call (815) 972-2939.
From the Aug. 30-Sept. 5, 2006, issue