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Dallas Symphony Orchestra

Symphony YES! String Quintet (On Campus)

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During School Day
On Campus Program
4th, 5th


Five members from the Dallas Symphony Orchestra provide students with an interactive introduction to the versatile string instruments. A wide range of repertoire in contrasting styles is performed as individual string instruments are discussed and demonstrated. Audiences for each presentation are limited to 150 in order to create an intimate, informative, and positive educational environment for students and musicians. This program is specifically designed for grades 4 and 5 only. The String Quintet gives two, 45 minute, back-to-back performances. Preferred start times are at 9:30 and 10:15 am. Both performances are offered at a flat rate of $350.00. Please visit to make your reservation!

Students Will

  • learn about music careers.
  • learn how string instruments produce sound.
  • experience contrasting styles of music.
  • become familiar with the string family.
  • exhibit concert etiquette as an actively involved listener during a live performance.
  • Book: Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin By Lloyd Moss &Marjorie Priceman Publisher: Aladdin (May 1, 2000) ISBN-13: 978-0689835247
  • Book: Meet the Orchestra By Ann Hayes & Karmen Thompson Publisher: Sandpiper (1995) ISBN-13: 978-0152002220


Dates: By appointment
Times: By appointment, 8am-1pm
Duration: Two 45 minutes performances
School Fee: Flat Rate: $350.00
Minimum Attendance: 50
Maximum Attendance: 150
Bilingual: No
Technical Needs: 5 armless chairs, 5 music stands (if available), PA system (if available), sufficient space for students to be close to artists
Other Information: For grades 4-5. All schools with Symphony YES! Ensemble performances must abide by the rules in the Symphony YES! School Agreement Form. You must return the School Agreement Form after booking in order to guarantee the performance.

Scheduling / Booking

Instructions: Visit to make reservations. The appropriate reservation form must be filled out to complete booking process.
Deadline: Subject to availability.
Cancellation Policy: Programs and dates are subject to change. No refunds in the case of cancellations or absences. However, rescheduling is possible. Cancellations and additions must be received 2 days before the scheduled performance date.
After School Policy: N/A

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