Education & Community Engagement
The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra offers experiences and resources for all ages. Learn more about:
- Sound Education: These educational concerts include Early Explorers for PreK - 1st Grade, Young People's Concerts for 2nd-8th, and Band Together for 9th-12th. We also host Open Rehearsals and Family Concerts for all ages.
- Community Engagement: From Play Dat!, our community side-by-side, to our Young Artists' Concerto Competition and Festival PiaNOLA Masterclass, to our community outreach programs Music For Life and Soul Strings, learn about how our musicians and staff engage with our greater community.
- Educational Resources: The LPO staff provides weekly Lesson Plans for teachers throughout the year. Check in occasionally for updates to our Music Teacher Toolbox, with resources for home and school educators, as well as our annual Musical Louisiana lesson plans produced with the Historic New Orleans Collection.
We provide educational concert experiences for all ages!
|Early Explorers||PreK4 - 1st Grade|
|Young People's Concerts||2nd - 8th Grade|
|Band Together||9th - 12th Grade Band|
|Open Rehearsals||4th Grade - Adult|
|Family Concerts||All Ages|
|Young Artists' Concerto Competition||Grades K - 12|
|Play Dat||Ages 16 - Adult|
|Festival PiaNOLA Master Class||Ages 16 - Adult|
|Music For Life||Community Engagement|
|Soul Strings||Community Engagement|
|Lesson Plans||Lesson plans adaptable for all ages.|
|Musical Louisiana||Louisiana-centered lessons with streaming concert.|
|Music Teacher Toolbox||Tools and resources for school and home music teachers.|
Education programs are supported in part by:
Bruce J. Heim Foundation
Eugenie and Joseph Jones Family Foundation
Kabacoff Family Foundation
Keller Family Foundation
Kathleen Moore Vick Foundation
Mary Freeman Wisdom Foundation
Edward Wisner Donor Advised Fund
This program is supported in part by a Community Arts Grant made possible by the City of New Orleans and administered by the Arts Council New Orleans
Supported in part by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation & Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a Federal agency.