Meet the Symphony Musician
This is a free virtual program that requires an Internet connection. A webcam is not necessary to participate. Special guest: Charlottesville Symphony. Questions? Contact Director of Operations Lindsay Jones at email@example.com.
The Virginia Discovery Museum is proud to partner with Charlottesville Symphony to offer virtual musical storytimes and instrument demonstrations. Meet a new musician each month as we learn about instruments from the brass, percussion, string, and woodwind families.
- Friday, Dec. 4: Katy Ambrose, Principal Horn (Brass)
Musical Storytime: “The Very Sneezy Garbage Truck” by Marc Schmatjen | DIY Instrument: Hose-O-Phone
- Friday, Jan. 8: Ayn Balija, Principal Viola (Strings)
Musical Storytime: “Giraffes Can’t Dance” by Giles Andreae | DIY Instrument: Shoe Box Guitar
- Friday, Feb. 5: Nathaniel Lee, Principal Trombone (Brass)
Musical Storytime: “Ellison the Elephant” by Eric Drachman | DIY Instrument: Reed Slide Trombone
- Friday, March 5: Kelly Sulick, Principal Flute (Woodwinds)
Musical Storytime: “The Little Dinosaur” by Samantha Ball | DIY Instrument: Bottle Flute
- Friday, April 2: I-Jen Fang, Principal Timpanist & Percussionist (Percussion)
Musical Storytime: “Freeda the Cheetah” by J.T.K. Belle | DIY Instruments: Rattle, Sand Blocks, Bottle Xylophone, Gong
- Friday, May 7: Adam Carter, Principal Cello (Strings)
Musical Storytime: “Manuelo the Playing Mantis” by Don Freeman | DIY Instrument: Shoe Box Guitar
- Friday, June 4: Anastasia Jellison, Principal Harp (Strings)
Musical Storytime: “The Adventures of a Harp Mouse” by Diane Dunn | DIY Instrument: Homemade Harp
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