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The Bob and Jeri Nims

Young People's Concert

2nd Grade - 8th Grade

Jazz and Classical music join the stage together for LPO's The Orchestra Swings. Young People's Concerts target 2nd through 8th grade students.

The LPO partners with Carnegie Hall's Link Up program for these concerts, which offers students the opportunity to sing or play along with the LPO on recorders or string instruments.

Email Jacob Garcia, Education Manager, for more information and to register.

Click to Register

Sign up for Link Up

Download Teacher's Guide

Listen to selections below on our Spotify Playlist
International Dixieland Jamboree Various (arr. Holcombe)  
Hungarian Dance No. 5 Johannes Brahms Play on Spotify

"Duke's Place"

Ellington, Roberts, Katz and Thiele (arr. Washburne) Play on Spotify*
"I Got Rhythm" Variations for Piano and Orchestra George Gershwin Play on Spotify
"I Got Rhythm" Gershwin (arr. Washburne) Play on Spotify*
Selections from West Side Story Leonard Bernstein (arr. Mason) Play on Spotify
"It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)" Edward Kennedy Ellington (arr. Washburne) Play on Spotify*
"Do Your Thing" Courtney Bryan Play on Spotify*
"When The Saints Go Marching In" Traditional (arr. Washburne / arr. Reeks) Play on Spotify*
*These songs will sound different in our concert because they are different arrangements. You can find more detail in our teacher guides!

Sponsored by:

The Bob and Jeri Nims Foundation

Foundation for Entertainment Development & Education, Inc. Louisiana Office of Cultural Development - Division of the Arts Arts Council New Orleans

Supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council as administered by the Arts Council New Orleans

Date Venue 10:00 AM
Jan 16th, 2018 First Baptist Kenner Register
Jan 17th, 2018 Ponchatoula High School Register
Jan 23rd, 2018 Orpheum Theater Register
Jan 24th, 2018 Destrehan HS St. Charles Public Schools Only
Jan 25th, 2018 Chalmette HS 9:30 AM 11:00 AM
Jan 30th, 2018 First Baptist Covington Register
Jan 31st, 2018 Orpheum Theater Register
Feb 2nd, 2018 Slidell Municipal Auditorium Register

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