A new series of masterclasses will feature guest soloists from the season and give students a chance to work with and learn from these accomplished musicians. Click on the link above for more information.
BPO Fantasy Camp - July 27, 2013
Adult amateur musicians join the musicians of the BPO in this day-long Fantasy Camp. The experience culminates in a side-by-side concert conducted by Maestra JoAnn Falletta onstage at Kleinhans. For more information, click on the link above.
Professor and Conductor Paul Ferington’s free concert preview talks celebrate the composers and works of the Classics season, while providing a basis of knowledge about the orchestral world. Now in partnership with the Buffalo and Erie County Public Libraries. For a complete schedule, click on the link above.
Formerly known as Community Nights, Community Spotlight showcases school and community groups from across Western New York. All performances take place in the Mary Seaton Room prior to select BPO concerts throughout the season, and enable students the chance to perform at Kleinhans Music Hall, as well as hear the Buffalo Philharmonic perform. For more information, click on the title above.
Musically Speaking by Uniland
One hour prior to each evening Classics Concert join a guest speaker in the main hall for a concert preview of the evening's performance. Free of charge.
BPO and EarShot present: Jazz Composers Orchestra Institute Readings at the BPO, April 24, 2013 at 10:00 AM
The BPO will host new music readings of up-and-coming jazz composers as part of a partnership with the national EarShot Network which supports the creation and performance of new American music. For more information, click here!
Bring your family to the BPO Family Concert Series on select Sunday afternoons at 2:30 PM. This series has something for everyone. Pre-concert activities are provided through unique collaborations with the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and the Theatre of Youth on Family Sundays. Interactive theatre workshops from TOY, and hands-on activities from AKAG are added to the wildly popular Instrument ZOO before concerts. Click on the link above to purchase tickets!
Experience the Instrument Zoo before our October 28th and February 17th Family Concerts. Children and adults of all ages can come play an instrument, watch demonstrations, and enjoy a hands-on experience making music! McClellan’s Music House and Buffalo Suzuki Strings generously provides instruments and expertise for this event.
Made possible with support from: Buffalo Public Schools and Harter Secrest & Emery LLP.
The West Side Connection is a project involving the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and 12 Buffalo Public Schools located on the West Side. Through educational activities, guest artist visits and a special concert, this project celebrates through music the diversity found in the West Side schools that neighbor Kleinhans Music Hall. This year the program includes a collaboration with the African Dance and Drum Ensemble from the African American Cultural Center, and this year's Sphinx Competition junior division winner, Ade Williams.
Past guest artists have included Puerto Rican composer, Roberto Sierra, Junior Division Sphinx Competition winners Khari Joyner, Randal Goosby and Alexandra Alvarado Switala and the Phoenix Symphony's resident conductor, Joseph Young. For more information on this program, click the link above.