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Shein Family Young People’s Discovery Concerts



Shein Family
Young People’s Discovery Concerts

November 20 and 21, 2019
10:15 and 11:45 a.m.*
Morris Performing Arts Center

2019 YPDC Registration Form

*New times for the 2019-20 Season!


For over 30 years, the SBSO has introduced thousands of area elementary school students to the world of symphonic music in an exciting and engaging concert designed especially for them!  This past November, over two days and four concerts, the Shein Family Young People’s Discovery Concerts 6,000 area students, teachers, and chaperones from 75 school groups!

For the 2019-2020 Season, the Symphony is partnering with Carnegie Hall and presenting its Link Up’s The Orchestra Rocks program. This is a fun, engaging and highly participatory program designed for your students! The SBSO, in collaboration with area schools, will create a unique and innovative cross-curricular concert/classroom experience and provide the following:

  • Each school will receive a FREE set of free books to use in the classroom
  • Each music teacher will receive a FREE 102-page teacher guide, recordings, and online resources that can be used to prepare for the concert or any time during the school year.
  • Additional FREE resources will be provided to connect the concert to the Indiana and Michigan State Curriculum Standards in math, language arts, science, and social studies.

Sign-up TODAY, as the Shein Family Young People’s Discovery Concerts create a musical experience that your students will not want to miss!


“The YPDC concert was outstanding! You did such a great job intertwining math and music on a 3rd Grade level.
And, THANK YOU for playing Star Wars! Great music, great memories.”

–Dawn Orvis, Fine Arts Curriculum Facilitator SBCSC

“What a fabulous concert. Our students (and staff) were enthralled. Thank you for this superior presentation.”
–Terry Foley, Montessori Academy at Edison Lakes

“I have been to many of your concerts over the years, and this one I thought is the best!
Wonderful educational presentations on math and music; wonderful selection of music and performance!”

–Zhutian Zhang, Michiana Catholic Homeschool

“The program was fabulous and all the materials will support instruction.”
–Patty Karban, Principal Harrison Primary Center

“Thank you for the performance today. After today, I have definitely changed the way I think about music.” –Maria Alejandra Regueiro, Marquette Montessori


For more information regarding our education and community engagement opportunities, please contact Christina Gibson, SBSO Director of Education, at (574) 232-6343


Concert Sponsors

This Series is sponsored by:

Cari and Barry Shein​


Support provided in part by:

John, Anna and Martha Jane Fields Memorial Trust Foundation
The Harvey R. and Doris Klockow Foundation
Psi Iota Xi
South Bend Area Music Teachers Association


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Contact us

SBSO Inquiries & Subscriptions
(574) 232-6343

Morris Performing Arts Center
(574) 235-9190

DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
(574) 631-2800