Musicians to Schools

SquarPeg visits a Eureka school in 2014.In a unique program of the Eureka Symphony, orchestra members visit classes in local schools to introduce classical instruments, increase music awareness, and generate enthusiasm for playing instruments.  Small groups of orchestra members play short pieces of music, explain the instruments and music, and provide a question and answer period.

What Makes Musicians to Schools Unique

  • The program targets 4th and 5th grades when students are deciding which instruments to learn
  • Orchestra members volunteer to participate in the Musicians to Schools program
  • Orchestra members form small groups of two to five players
  • Orchestra members decide which musical pieces they will present
  • Orchestra member groups do their own coordination with local schools
  • Presentations are tailored to the class