Education Events 2017

Sun Valley Summer Symphony offers education opportunities for students of all ages. Students in the School of Music perform recitals during the academic year and Summer Music Institute performs in August concurrent with the Sun Valley Summer Symphony season. Adult education opportunities include the Lawn Chats (formally Concert Previews) during the Symphony season and Upbeat with Alasdair talks. All of these education events are offered to the community free of charge.

The Coffee Tour
Thursday, October 19, 2017, 8:00 AM

The Coffee Tour

A full morning of free performances on October 19, dubbed the “Coffee Tour,” begins with a collaborative performance, including students from Sun Valley Summer Symphony School of Music and Wood River High School.

Lawn Chats, LIVE (Thursday, August 17)
Thursday, August 17, 2017, 5:15 PM

Lawn Chats, LIVE (Thursday, August 17)

Lawn Chats are insightful, introduction to the concert 45 minutes before Orchestra Festival performances.

Lawn Chats, LIVE (Monday, August 14)
Monday, August 14, 2017, 5:45 PM

Lawn Chats, LIVE (Monday, August 14)

Lawn Chats are insightful, introduction to the concert 45 minutes before Orchestra Festival performances.

Lawn Chats, LIVE (Sunday, August 13)
Sunday, August 13, 2017, 5:45 PM

Lawn Chats, LIVE (Sunday, August 13)

Lawn Chats are insightful, introduction to the concert 45 minutes before Orchestra Festival performances.

Lawn Chats, LIVE (Saturday, August 12)
Saturday, August 12, 2017, 5:45 PM

Lawn Chats, LIVE (Saturday, August 12)

Lawn Chats are insightful, introduction to the concert 45 minutes before Orchestra Festival performances.

Lawn Chats, LIVE (Wednesday, August 9)
Wednesday, August 9, 2017, 5:45 PM

Lawn Chats, LIVE (Wednesday, August 9)

Lawn Chats are insightful, introduction to the concert 45 minutes before Orchestra Festival performances.

Lawn Chats, LIVE (Tuesday, August 8)
Tuesday, August 8, 2017, 5:45 PM

Lawn Chats, LIVE (Tuesday, August 8)

Lawn Chats are insightful, introduction to the concert 45 minutes before Orchestra Festival performances.

Lawn Chats, LIVE (Sunday, August 6)
Sunday, August 6, 2017, 5:30 PM

Lawn Chats, LIVE (Sunday, August 6)

Lawn Chats are insightful, introduction to the concert 45 minutes before Orchestra Festival performances.

Lawn Chats, LIVE (Saturday, August 5)
Saturday, August 5, 2017, 5:30 PM

Lawn Chats, LIVE (Saturday, August 5)

Lawn Chats are insightful, introduction to the concert 45 minutes before Orchestra Festival performances.

Lawn Chats, LIVE (Thursday, August 3)
Thursday, August 3, 2017, 5:30 PM

Lawn Chats, LIVE (Thursday, August 3)

Lawn Chats are insightful, introduction to the concert 45 minutes before Orchestra Festival performances.

Lawn Chats, LIVE (Monday, July 31)
Monday, July 31, 2017, 5:45 PM

Lawn Chats, LIVE (Monday, July 31)

Lawn Chats are insightful, introduction to the concert 45 minutes before Orchestra Festival performances.

2017 Honors Recital
Sunday, April 30, 2017, 6:00 PM

2017 Honors Recital

The Sun Valley Summer Symphony School of Music’s signature concert of the spring season, featuring 21 students selected to appear in the program based on their outstanding performances in auditions for a panel of faculty members.

Upbeat with Alasdair
Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 6:30 AM

Upbeat with Alasdair

Music Director Alasdair Neale will provide an insider’s view of the upcoming summer performance of Verdi’s Requiem on Aug. 17, which serves as the celebratory finale for the orchestra-festival season.

Upbeat with Alasdair
Tuesday, January 3, 2017, 6:30 PM

Upbeat with Alasdair

Sun Valley Summer Symphony Music Director Alasdair Neale will speak on Tuesday, Jan. 3 on “The Russian Soul in Music: From Tchaikovsky to Shostakovich.” This also will be the theme of the symphony’s “In Focus” Series of concerts July 24-28, 2017.