Fun with How Sound Works
Learn about sound and play musical instruments!
In a Notes in Class presentation, students are introduced to all of the instruments in the orchestra through a live demonstration by a Symphony-trained presenter, a video demonstration of a Youth Symphony student, and a hands-on chance to try each instrument. During the presentation, the “Zoo Keeper” teaches students how sound works and the various ways sounds can be created by playing on each instrument group of an orchestra: strings (vibration of the strings), brass (vibration of the lips), winds (vibration of the reed and body of the instrument), and percussion (vibration of different materials).
The SLO Symphony Music Van delivers our acclaimed Notes in Class program to 3rd and 4th grade classrooms throughout San Luis Obispo County.
Then the hands-on fun really begins when the students get a chance to try ALL of the instruments from the presentation! Trumpets, trombones, and cellos, oh my!