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.
Enjoy a virtual lesson in your living room with a member of the BSO!more info
BSO HomeSchool: Lesson 9
This week: Wendy Putnam offers instruction on two tricky excerpts from the first movement of Brahms' Symphony No. 2!
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BSO Homeschool: Lesson 8
This week: The BSO Double Bass Section plays with chopsticks (!), Gus Sebring reviews this year's Tanglewood Music Center audition lists, and Danny Kim shares his insights on preparing an audition excerpt from Beethoven Symphony No. 5.More Details >
BSO HomeSchool Lesson 7
This week: Larry Wolfe on on prepping for the Mahler 1 solo and Daniel Getz on the viola audition excerpt from Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6!More Details >
BSO HomeSchool Lesson 6
This week: Cathy Basrak on Mendelssohn's "Midsummer Night's Dream" and Tom Siders on the trumpet call in Strauss' Ein Heldenleben.More Details >