BSO HomeSchool




Welcome to BSO HomeSchool! This page is an educational resource for anyone who wants to learn more about the Boston Symphony Orchestra. We will be uploading an archive of Youth & Family Concert lesson plans created by the BSO Educators Advisory Council, as well as videos created by BSO Musicians that cover a wide variety of topics from demonstrations, excerpt tutorials, and more! New content will be uploaded every Wednesday.

BSO Home School Lesson 3

BSO Home School Lesson 3

Learn more about the iconic, off-stage "trumpet call" in Beethoven's Leonore Overture No.3, with BSO member Ben Wright. BSO horn player Mike Winter shares his tips on playing one of his favorite third horn excerpts from Berlioz' "Romeo and Juliet"! 
Timpanist Tim Genis demonstrates the mechanics behind his "grip" on his timpani mallets.

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BSO HomeSchool Lesson 2

BSO HomeSchool Lesson 2

BSO Principal Trombonist Toby Oft address how to sing & sustain with a world class breath & buzz.

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BSO HomeSchool Lesson 1

BSO HomeSchool Lesson 1

BSO bass trombonist James Markey offers a mini-lesson on one of the hardest excerpts in orchestral literature for his instrument.  Even if you aren't a trombonist, you'll be fascinated by this inside look into how a musician prepares his/her part!

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