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The Kennedy Center

NSO Education

Opportunities for Students

  • [image of french horn] Concerts for School Groups

    Performances for school groups are designed to expand the students' and teachers' understanding of the National Symphony Orchestra and music.

  • [image of string bass] Instrument "Petting Zoos"

    Children (and their parents) have the chance to get up close and personal with the orchestral instruments they will see professionally played on stage.

  • [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.