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Saturday, February 19, 2022 at 11am PT Seattle Symphony musician Go behind the scenes with musicians of the Seattle Symphony as they share details about their instrument and its role in the orchestra. From playing their first note through advanced techniques, Meet the Instrument shares unique stories and helpful tips from musicians who will inspire you on your own musical journey. Extend your classroom experience! Join us virtually for activities featuring crafts, instrument exploration, and concert activities. Teacher Activity Guides aligned with state standards are available. The Seattle Symphony’s Family, School & Community programs are supported by 4Culture, Arakawa Foundation, Marco Argenti, The Klorfine Foundation, Merriman-Ross Family, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, Maryanne Tagney, the Atsuhiko and Ina Goodwin Tateuchi Foundation and individual contributions to the Seattle Symphony Annual Fund.
In Meet the Instrument
Meet the Instrument: The Conductor’s Edition
Originally broadcast on July 9, 2021
Meet the Instrument: Oboe
Meet the oboe with the Seattle Symphony’s Principal Oboe Mary Lynch! Enjoy short pieces and learn more about the oboe with this special children’s program.
Meet the Instrument: Bassoon
Meet the bassoon with Seattle Symphony Associate Principal Bassoon Luke Fieweger! Enjoy short pieces and learn more about the bassoon with this special program for children and families.
Meet the Instrument: Piano
Meet the piano with Jessica Choe! Enjoy short pieces and learn more about the instrument with this special children’s program. Plus: Create a musical craft with the Seattle Symphony's Education and Community Engagement Team!
Meet the Instrument: Viola
Meet the viola with Seattle Symphony Assistant Principal Viola Mara Gearman! Enjoy short pieces and learn more about the instrument with this special children’s program.
Meet the Instrument: Percussion
Meet the percussion! Seattle Symphony Principal Percussion Michael A. Werner performs short pieces and leads an exploration of the percussion section. Afterwards you can make a musical craft!