Music in the Middle
Music in the Middle is an annual concert series for all seventh grade students in Guilford County. The concerts present both traditional and contemporary repertoire, and aim to expand students’ ideas of orchestral music. Resources for students and teachers are provided at the beginning of the school year to enhance the listening and learning experience.
The theme for fall 2012 is "The Symphonic Aptitude Test", and will include topics of nationalism, borrowing, and musical form, within a quiz-show style setting and a "Name That Tune" feel!!
Resources for students and teachers are provided at the beginning of the school year to enhance the listening and learning experience.
Past programs have included:
Thrills, Trills, and Transformations - students explored the idea of orchestration.
A Musical World Tour - a musical work from or inspired by all seven continents.
Postcards from Vienna - a look & listen at the variety of orchestral styles that have come from Viennese composers,
Six Degrees of the Symphony - a program highlighting orchestral, ballet, concerto, opera, film, and popular music.
Private, parochial, and home school groups are also invited - contact the Greensboro Symphony for information.