A program of Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute presented in partnership with the San Antonio Symphony, Link Up guides students and teachers in grades 3–5 through a months-long exploration of orchestral repertoire which culminates in a hands-on, participatory concert. This year's Link Up program, The Orchestra Moves, explores movement within music (melody, rhythm, and harmony), as well as how music moves those who experience it. Using the extensive, freely-provided curriculum materials and online resources, teachers can choose from one of three tracked "Program Paths," whether Basic, Basic+, or Advanced, depending on the desired level of involvement for students. Through the Link Up repertoire, hands-on-activities, and a culminating, interactive Symphony performance, together we will discover how an orchestra moves!
The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts is a Presenting Partner for this program.
Where can I find additional information about this event?
For links to online education resources associated with this concert, please visit: http://sasymphony.org/education/teacherslounge/
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
Volunteer ushers at Young People's Concerts will not be checking ID, but it is helpful when a printed email "TICKET MESSAGE" is presented. The TICKET MESSAGE contains seating information and is generally sent out 2-4 weeks prior to the concert date. The Symphony discourages the attendance of children under the age of four years. Groups consisting of 3rd, 4th or 5th grade students may be given preference over other grade levels. Every attendee, regardless of age, must be included in your ticket count.
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to the event? Is there a plan for school busses?
An updated bus plan and parking information will be emailed directly to event reservees in the weeks prior to the event. This information can also be viewed and downloaded at: http://sasymphony.org/education/teacherslounge/
What can/can't I bring to the event?
Backpacks, bookbags, rucksacks and other similar items are NOT ALLOWED in the Tobin Center. Please be sure to have students leave these items at school, home or on the bus. Exceptions will be made for medically necessary items or equipment. Absolutely no weapons, pets, food, drink or video equipment are allowed in the auditorium. Please DO bring your ears, eyes, enthusiasm, curiosity and good concert etiquette.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Jeremy Brimhall | Director of Education | San Antonio Symphony
email@example.com | (210) 554-1006 | sasymphony.org
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
No. However, any teacher can register to bring students.
Can I update my registration information?
Yes. Please continue to update us with your most-accurate head count. Please note however that adding additional seats at a later date may affect your seating area.
What if I need to cancel my reservation?
Please make every effort to cancel with at least three (3) weeks of anticipation of the concert date so as to make your seats available to other groups. To cancel, sign on to your reservation via the confirmation email, or contact the event organizer.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No. It is helpful however when a printed email "TICKET MESSAGE" is presented at the door; see ID requirements above.
How does transportation assistance funding work for public schools?
Pending your indication on the following reservation form that you intend to apply for transportation assistance, you can expect to receive a separate confirmation message regarding your transportation assistance award within three business days. The awarded amount or the actual transportation costs for your field trip, whichever is lower, will be paid as a partial reimbursement after your scheduled concert date. In order to receive the reimbursement payment, it will be necessary for your school or district to submit an invoice or field trip report showing the actual transportation costs to Jeremy Brimhall, Director of Education, no later than June 30, 2017. It will be your responsibility to ensure that busses to attend the concert are ordered through your school district. Please see also: http://sasymphony.org/education/young-peoples-concert-series/transportation-assistance/
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The mission of the San Antonio Symphony is to inspire and enrich the community by vigorously influencing the artistic fabric of San Antonio through excellent symphonic performance, education and service.
The San Antonio Symphony’s education programs strive to establish lifelong learning for all ages and segments of our diverse community by promoting the enjoyment, understanding and appreciation of symphonic music.