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NSO Education

Opportunities for Adults

  • [image of a drum] Explore the Arts

    Want to go backstage? Learn to Salsa? Speak with your favorite actor, ballerina, or conductor? Find out the difference between Beethoven and Bach? With Explore the Arts ™, you can do all that and more as you explore the exciting world of the performing arts.

  • [image of conductor] Afterwords

    Following select Classical Subscription concerts throughout the season, you can join various artists from the evening's program and other special guests for lively discussions about the works performed. All AfterWords events are free with your concert ticket.

  • [image of saxaphone] More with Marvin

    Following select Pops concerts throughout the season, you can join Principal Pops Conductor Marvin Hamlisch and various artists from the program and other special guests for lively discussions about the concert. All More with Marvin events are free with your concert ticket.

  • [image of french horn] Open Rehearsals for Senior Groups

    By making special arrangements, senior citizen groups and groups of residents from senior centers have the opportunity to attend selected open rehearsals of the NSO free of charge.

  • [image of xylophone]NSO American Residencies

    Unique touring program in which the NSO makes a state or a region the focus of a host of performances and educational activities.