COVID admittance protocols are in place for all performances of the Louisville Orchestra. Mandatory masking for everyone age 2 and above. Either proof of COVID vaccination or a negative PCR test within the last 72 hours must be presented with a government issued ID or parent/guardian authorization for children age 5 and up. Antigen tests will be available at the door for those who arrive without the proofs.
 

Announcing free concerts for children

The Louisville Orchestra and the Louisville Free Public Library are pleased to announce a new, free concert series for young children and their families. ONCE UPON AN ORCHESTRA is presented with the support of the Library Foundation, Friends of the Library, the Brown-Forman Foundation, and Heaven Hill.

Once Upon an Orchestra sets storytelling to music with Louisville Orchestra musicians playing in small groups throughout the 17 branches of the Louisville Free Public Library. Each 30-minute interactive concert offers a fun musical story program such as “Musical Friends Around the World,” “Peter and the Wolf,” “A Trip to the Musical Zoo,” and more, plus a 30-minute activity. Children will learn to build a musical instrument from recycled materials to take home.

Leading the program is Louisville Orchestra Director of Education and Community Sarah Lempke O’Hare. She has specific goals for these concerts and explains, “With Once Upon An Orchestra, we are building on our established “MakingMUSIC” program. By bringing free small ensemble musical performances to family audiences in LFPL branches across the Louisville Metro, the orchestra will reach more children with music. We want to make strides to create more equitable access to quality performing arts opportunities.”

To view a complete list of the dates, locations, and programs, CLICK HERE.