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Outdoor Music Activities for Kids: Music and Water

7/18/2019 | Lauren Harrison

It goes without saying - it's hot outside! We've put together some of our favorite activities to cool off, beat the heat, and enjoy some music in the process. We think you and your little ones will have a great time exploring these fun outdoor music activities, bathing suit required.... Read More

Music for Family-Time Fun

7/13/2019 | Lauren Harrison

Time to get silly with your family with this fun playlist! This music provides great inspiration for creative dance parties, outdoor family fun, or an upbeat game night. So put on your dancing shoes and let the laughs ensue!  Pytor Ilych Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker: VII- Dance of the Reed Flutes The... Read More

Get Outside the Orchestra: Music Activities with Sidewalk Chalk

7/11/2019 | Lauren Harrison

You don't have to purchase any fancy equipment to teach your children about music. With a little sidewalk chalk and some imagination you can reinforce musical concepts with your little ones while enjoying the summer weather. Giant Chalk Keyboard We love this activity from And Next Comes L, a music-focused... Read More

Show-Stopping 4th of July Music

7/4/2019 | Lauren Harrison

We've put together some great tunes you can play as a festive backdrop to your 4th of July celebrations! On this list, here are some orchestra pops classics (hey 1812 Overture!) as well as some tributes to America’s cultural heritage (West Side Story has amazing music). So pull out your picnic blankets and sunscreen and get... Read More

Get Outside the Orchestra: Music Activities for Camping with Kids

7/3/2019 | Lauren Harrison

If you're like many Coloradans, there's a good chance your family will be spending some quality time this 4th of July weekend enjoying some s'mores around a campfire. Whether you're venturing out for a weekend in the mountains or pitching a tent in your backyard at home, we've put together... Read More

Family Thunderstorm Activity

6/10/2019 | Sara

Kids of all ages can have fun together when they team up to make an indoor thunderstorm! This activity can be as simple or as complicated as you’d like, taking up just 20 minutes or a couple hours. Start by talking to your kids about thunderstorms. What do they hear?... Read More

Comforting Music for Children

4/17/2019 | Sara

Children can be equally as affected as adults by the stressors in their environments, even if they are not always able to communicate it to the grown-ups in their lives. The following music can help your children maintain, or regain, a sense of tranquility and calm. Play these pieces at... Read More

Press Release: Winter Tiny Tots Begins February 13th

1/31/2019 | Shelby

Tiny Tots: Immersive Orchestra Concerts for Children Denver, CO — October 15, 2018 —Inside the Orchestra will be bringing its popular Tiny Tots program to locations all around the Denver metro area this winter, with programming running from February 13th until March 2nd. Tiny Tots gets children truly “inside the orchestra”... Read More

Calling all Superheroes to Inside the Orchestra for Adults

1/26/2019 | Jean Plotkin

  Attendees Assemble! Superheroes of the world will unite at Inside the Orchestra for Adults 2019. Be ready for an out of this world night filled with food, drinks, and fun—not to mention feats of strength, cunning, wits, and music—that will take you up, up, and away! Don’t be fooled... Read More

Vote For Inside the Orchestra!

11/1/2018 | Sara

Inside the Orchestra is in a contest hosted by Plante Moran and EKS&H. The rules of the contest are simple — the three Colorado charities with the most votes from their supporters at the end of three rounds will win a substantial donation. (First place will receive $15,000, second place will... Read More

Press Release: Fall Tiny Tots Begins This Week

10/15/2018 | Shelby

Tiny Tots: Immersive Music Programs for Children Denver, CO — October 15, 2018 —Inside the Orchestra will be bringing its popular Tiny Tots program to locations all around the metro Denver area this fall, with programming running from October 20th until November 3rd. Tiny Tots gets children truly “inside the orchestra”... Read More

Change of Venue for October 20, 2018 Tiny Tots

10/11/2018 | Shelby

  The Saturday, 10/20/18 Tiny Tots will no longer take place at the McNichols Building. The programs will now be at The Hangar at the Stanley Marketplace at 9:30 and 10:45AM.   The Problem We were just informed that the October 20th date conflicts with a 5K taking place downtown... Read More

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