We are pleased to announce the 26th season of The Schubert Club Music in the Park Series Family Concerts!
This series features nationally and locally celebrated performing artists in programs of folk, ethic and classical music. Storytelling, dance and audience participation add to this vibrant array of concerts, created for children of all ages and their families.
New this year: Family Concerts are FREE with a $5 suggested donation.
Friday, March 4, 2016 • Shows begin at 6pm & 7:15pm
Get ready to listen, learn, and have fun as the virtuosic musicians of the Twin Cities-based Copper Street Brass perform their own arrangements of music from favorite movies, from Star Wars to Frozen and everything in between. Enjoy an engaging, interactive concert featuring each brass instrument alone and together, perfect for children of all ages and their families!
Friday, April 15, 2016 • Shows begin at 6pm & 7:15pm
Have fun with Mole! Experience a live re-telling of the favorite story Mole Music by David McPhail. The Chiara Quartet members act as narrators and characters as they weave great music by Dvorak, Gabriela Frank, Shostakovich, Haydn and Beethoven through the story line. The Chiaras will make music come to life for all ages.
Friday, May 13, 2016 • Shows begin at 6pm & 7:15pm
A joyful and interactive musical journey into Hawaiian music and culture celebrating aloha (love) and nani (beauty) in our community and our world. Discover some of Minnesota’s amazing connections to Hawaii, learn about the tradition of hula, and and sing along with the sweet sounds of ukuleles, kika (guitar), kika kila (lap steel guitar), and other instruments. E komo mai (welcome)!
Find more information about these performances at schubert.org/family
Image at top of page: Illustration from “Mole Music” used by permission of David McPhail