Concerts for Kids
Many of the major performing arts centers in the area have special programs designed for kids and their families. This page contains links to the different performance groups.
New York Philharmonic
Young People"s Concerts
Saturday afternoon concerts designed for kids and their families, featuring Kidzone Live! before each performance
Very Young People"s Concerts
Designed for families with pre-schoolers, Very Young People"s Concerts introduce youngsters ages 3-5 to classical music through games, active listening, and hands-on music-making with musicians of the New York Philharmonic.
Teens ages 12-17 attend select concerts for only $12 per ticket!
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra
Carnegie Hall Family Concerts, recommended for children ages 5-12, are a wonderful way for parents to introduce their children to the world of music! For just $9 per ticket, audience members will enjoy a fun and educational afternoon at Carnegie Hall.
Perfect for ages 3 to 12, the Children"s Theatres series hosts charming, delightful, and educational performances filled with audience participation and adventure. All shows take place on select Saturdays and Sundays in the fall and spring and begin at 10 am unless otherwise indicated.
With Mr. Maestro and four animal characters named Bang, Buzz, Toot and Bow representing the four families of the orchestra, these concerts serve as a child"s introduction to classical music.
Happy Concerts for Young People
For ages 6-12
Youngsters are able both to listen to the music and to grasp a sense of its meaning and its poetry with the first concerts in New York specifically created for children.