As one of the foremost arts organizations in the country, The Boston Symphony Orchestra has used its stature to develop, nurture and strengthen ties with surrounding communities.
Days in the Arts at Tanglewood (DARTS)
Each summer since 1968 in the Berkshires of Massachusetts, the BSO has operated Days in the Arts (DARTS), a residential education program that invites middle school students from across Massachusetts to gather together to explore the arts.More Details >
Managed by the Boston Symphony Association of Volunteers, the Instrument Playground offers children and students an opportunity to see, hear, touch, and play instruments of the orchestra in an effort to deepen their understanding of the orchestra, allow them first-hand contact with orchestral instruments, and to inspire future participation in instrumental music. The Instrument Playground is intended to serve the broad Berkshire community, and often provides a first point of exposure to a wide range of musical instruments.More Details >
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The BSO has relied on the assistance of volunteers for decades, but in 1984, a group of loyal and dedicated supporters of the BSO and Tanglewood first joined forces to ensure that all aspects of the BSO's many educational, service, and fundraising initiatives were top-notch.More Details >