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An informal concert offering specially created for children ages 2-8 and their grown ups.  Three programs for smaller ensembles begin the series — providing for an interactive, close encounter with the musicians.  Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf, with the full orchestra, is the culminating concert for the series.  With curriculum prepared by Early Childhood Learning experts, the 45 minute informances feature elements to get the children engaged both physically and mentally.  An instrument petting zoo starts one hour before each concert, except Peter and the Wolf.  

February 18: Once Upon A String

March 18: 3-2-1 Brass Off!

April 15: Percussion on Parade!

May 6: Peter and the Wolf

Get all Mini Maestro concerts and save! Packages starting at $70. Only available by calling the box office at 253-591-5894.

The Symphony’s Mini Maestros are supported, in part, by the Bamford Foundation and a grant from the Washington State Arts Commission (now also known as ArtsWA) and the National Endowment for the Arts.  Series support also provided by Annie Wright School.

     The Bamford Foundation                    Horizons Foundation




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  • Mini Maestros: Peter and the Wolf

    May 6, 2018

    Featuring the full orchestra Sarah Ioannides, conductor Prokofiev’s timeless favorite introduces the different instruments in the orchestra as characters in a classic Russian folk tale. Peter and the Wolf tells the story of a young boy living with his grandfather in a forest clearing, and the adventure he and his animal friends have with a wolf […]