Youth Concerts

Over 30,000 students and teachers from the Dallas/Fort Worth area attend the DSO's Youth Concerts each year! The Youth Concert series presents three different programs each year for students in grades PreK-6.


peter And the wolf

October 4 + 5 I 10:00 + 11:30AM I 2017

Prokofiev's delightful fairy tale brought vivdly to life by narrator Quincy Roberts and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. A perfect introduction to the orchestra, your students will delight as the musical instruments illustrate the personality of each character, from the adventurous Peter's sprightly strings, to Grandfather's bassoon, and of course the sly Wolf's French horns!

Pictures at an exhibition

With Dallas Black Dance Theatre and the Dallas Museum of Art

January 24 + 25 I 10:00 + 11:30AM I 2018

This multi-disciplinary concert explores the interconnectivity of different artistic disciplines. In collaboration with Dallas Black Dance Theatre and the Dallas Museum of Art, we delve into the artistic process used to create a piece of art. Students willl also have the opportunity to display their original music-inspired artwork in the Meyerson lobby.

*January 24th 11:30 performance is sold out.

Carnegie Hall's The Orchestra Rocks

May 2 + 3 I 10:00 + 11:30AM I 2018

Carnegie Hall's innovative Link Up curriculum delivers an exhilerating, interactive concert experience. Your students will learn how composers and musicians use rhythm to propel musical works. Includes hands-on activities and an opportunity to play along with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra on recorders or strings. Free Teacher Training will take place at the Meyerson Symphony Center on January 8 at 9:30am (Dallas ISD Professional Development credit offered), with a make-up session on January 27.  Call 214-871-4006 to reserve your spot!

How to Book a Reservation?

Click Here to fill out a Youth Concert Reservation Form and get started OR contact Thomas Mears at 214.871.4054 or at t.mears@dalsym.com. Youth Concert tickets are $6.50 per person. Final headcount and payment are due three weeks before the concert.