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Symphonies for Schools 2022-2023 Elementary Application 

Tuesday, March 14th 2023
Wednesday, March 15th 2023


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Igor Stravinsky's The Firebird Suite (1919)

Based on a classic Russian folktale, Igor Stravinsky’s ballet The Firebird is full of magic and romance. It tells the story of the handsome Prince Ivan, his beautiful princess Katerina, and the magical firebird that saves them from the evil King Kaschei. These performances will feature a full performance of Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite set to dance. 


The Los Angeles Philharmonic Symphonies for Schools program includes: Free admission to a concert performed by the Los Angeles Philharmonic at Walt Disney Concert Hall --for music students in grades 6-12. Any schools that apply for in-person attendance but are not selected in our lottery process will be given access to our new livestream program. 
  • Digital teacher resource guide in alignment with the State of California Visual and Performing Arts Framework and Arts Learning Standards, including extensive information on orchestral music and cross-curricular activities.
  • Professional development workshop on the content of the concert performance.  All participating music teachers are required to attend this workshop.
Requirements:
  • Open to all schools in Los Angeles County.  Due to overwhelming interest in this program, we will not be able to accept applications from outside of LA County for in-person attendance.
  • You must be a music teacher OR general multiple subject elementary classroom teacher (grades 3-6) to bring students to the concert.  
  • Application must be submitted by Monday, November 7th 2022. Only submissions made online via this form will be considered valid.
  • Masking is required inside the building at all times. Vaccination is recommended but not required.
  • Arrange and pay for transportation to and from Walt Disney Concert Hall.
  • Attend a Los Angeles Philharmonic professional development workshop at Walt Disney Concert Hall (required only if attending SFS in-person).
Notes:
  • Seating inside Walt Disney Concert Hall will be at full capacity; there will be no social distancing between schools.
  • Notifications and confirmations will be sent out mid-December.
  • It is better to apply and change your commitment later, than to wait to find out about bus resources or other logistics at your school.
  • A limited number of bus funding grants will be available to select schools that meet eligibility requirements.  Information will be sent to those that request it below.
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