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BSO Family Concert
Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra (BYSO)
PROKOFIEV Peter and the Wolf

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The BSO's Family Concert Series provides engaging, age appropriate, educational orchestral concert experiences especially for children ages 3-8 and their families. BSO Family Concerts are designed to build connections to the orchestra, orchestral music, the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras, and Symphony Hall. The BSO offers three Family Concert programs per year, one of which is performed by the BSO and conducted by Germeshausen Youth and Family Concerts Conductor Thomas Wilkins, the other two of which are performed by the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO) as part of a larger organizational partnership.

Featured Performers

Adrian Slywotzky, conductor Adrian Slywotzky, conductor Ramona Lisa Alexander, narrator
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Ramona Lisa Alexander is currently the Arts & Culture Manager at the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative for the Fairmount Cultural Corridor (a creative place-making initiative).  Additionally, she is the Co-Chair for Boston Creates, a citywide cultural cultural planning process, under Boston's Chief of Arts and Culture.  

Prior to joining DSNI & FCC team she worked as the Manager of Performance Programs in the Education Department at the Boch Performing Arts Center in Boston. 

She is an award winning actress, enthusiastic about using theater as a model for social change while encouraging others to think out-side their own ".universe of six blocks." (Ntzoke Shange).  A vibrant theatre performer, educator, community organizer and consultant. 

Alexander has worked with various organizations, integrating the therapeutic aspects of theater, movement, and writing with community outreach and development.    

Onstage, Alexander recently closed  The Royale at Merrimack Repertory Theatre and was last seen on the Boston Common in Romeo and Juliet with Commonwealth Shakespeare Theater Company.

Alexander has also directed over 15 youth centered theatrical productions for various arts organizations that include; D.R.E.A.M Studios (Springfield, MA), Underground Railway Theatre (Cambridge, MA), Portland Play house (Portland, Or) Church of God in Christ (Benton Harbor, Michigan) and the National Black College Alliance Boston Chapter. 

Alexander holds an MFA from Brandeis University, studied Caribbean Folk Dance at the Edna Manly School of Visual and Performing Arts in Jamaica, and participated in the Guthrie Theatre Experience Training Program in Minneapolis.  Alexander also holds a certificate with the BEST Initiative's  Youth Worker Training program

Ramona Lisa Alexander, narrator
Program Notes Audio
PROKOFIEV - Peter and the Wolf (30 min)