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Family Discovery & Barry's Buddies

The KSO Family Discovery concerts offer an amazing opportunity to introduce children of all ages to symphonic music. These concerts blend some of the most beautiful musical compositions with familiar stories, dances and performers that children easily relate too.

Family Discovery Series

A delightfully entertaining introduction to symphonic music for children ages 4-12, the KSO's Family Discovery Series at Chenery Auditorium engages children (and adults!) with great music and interactive drama. The concert lasts about one hour, but come early for the pre-concert activities!

2013-2014 Season

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Family Nutcracker

Dec 7, 2 pm & 7 pm
Dec 8, 2 pm
The Ballet Arts Ensemble joins Barry Ross and the KSO in this sparkling production of the seasonal favorite.
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The Remarkable Farkle McBride

Feb 9, 3 pm
Based on the children's book by John Lithgow, Farkle McBride is a musical prodigy with incredible skill, but something is missing...
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Subscribe to this season's Family Discovery Series and your child will have the chance to partake in special club activities! Call the KSO office for Subscriptions today! (269) 349-7759!

Before each Family Discovery concert your child will have the opportunity to meet Maestro Barry Ross and guest performers from the concert, play with instruments at the KSO Instrument Petting Zoo and have a pre-concert snack.

Barry's Buddies bracelet  Throughout the year each buddy will receive a birthday card on their special day, signed by conductor Barry Ross, and receive a quarterly newsletter. Newsletters will be addressed to each child and contain information on upcoming events sponsored by the KSO, special musical puzzles and facts and will include a special surprise. Each buddy will also receive a cool club bracelet!


Farkle Book

This season we are excited to announce that illustrator C.F. Payne will be joining us for The Remarkable Farkle McBride concert in February. To celebrate we have partnered with Bookbug and will offer a FREE book to each family that subscribes to the 2013-2014 Family Discovery Series. You will have the opportunity to have your book signed by C.F. Payne before the concert!

Call the KSO office for Family Discovery Subscriptions! (269) 349-7759

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