Young People's Concerts

Each year, thousands of students throughout the greater Columbus area participate in the Columbus Symphony’s Young People’s Concerts. Concerts are programmed at the Ohio Theatre and are thematically based and grade appropriate. Pre-concert materials are provided for teachers and students based on the Ohio Academic content standards. All seats are $5 and include pre-concert materials for students and lesson guide for teachers. Password protected concert recordings are available on the CSO website for streaming and download.  Please visit our classroom program FAQs page here.

2019-2020 Concert Information


The Symphony Unplugged - CANCELLED
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 | 10:30am, Ohio Theatre
Andrés Lopera, conductor
Featured soloist:  Cecilia Martin, violin, 2020 winner of the Columbus Symphony Young Musicians Competition

What music is on your favorite listening device? The orchestra will perform some gems of the classical music repertoire to inspire students’ own playlist of classical music. Select members of the Columbus Symphony Youth Orchestra will also perform.


The Columbus Symphony appreciates and acknowledges support for these concerts from: