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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 at: jacob[.]garcia[at]lpomusic[.]com .

Registration is closed for this year's concerts.

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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!
Three students in audience of Young People's Concert, dancing and holding Link Up books and recorders

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


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