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Dallas Symphony Orchestra

Symphony YES! String Duo (On Campus)

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During School Day
On Campus Program
Pre K, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd


Two violinists from the Dallas Symphony Orchestra provide students with an interactive introduction to their instruments, introduce contrasting styles of music from classical to country to jazz, and demonstrate various playing techniques. Students are encouraged to ask questions and interact with the musicians. Audiences for each presentation are limited to 150, in order to create an intimate, informative, and positive educational environment for students and musicians. The string duo is available for grades PK-3 only. The String Duo gives two, 45 minute, back to back performances. Preferred start times are at 10:00 and 10:45 a.m. Both performances are offered at a flat rate of $350.00. Visit to make your reservation!

Students Will

  • become familiar with the string family.
  • learn how string instruments produce sound.
  • experience contrasting styles of music.
  • learn about music careers.
  • 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 minute performances
School Fee: Flat Rate: $350.00
Minimum Attendance: 50
Maximum Attendance: 150
Bilingual: No
Technical Needs: 2 armless chairs, 2 music stands (if available), PA system (if available), sufficient space for students to be close to artists.
Other Information: For grades PreK-3. 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: Reservations must be made before your Arts Partners Voucher expires. 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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