Meet the Orchestra Event!
DateApril 6, 2013
Time: 2:30pm (doors open at 2pm for "instrument petting zoo"
Location: Imagination Space at The Citadel (located on the upper wing between Dillard's & Burlington Coat Factory)
Cost: FREE! (there will be contests & interactive activities!)

"Meet the Orchestra" is an exciting, interactive event for children featuring live musical selections that highlight the sounds and sights of the different instrument groups in the orchestra.  The orchestra musicians are spread out in an "orchestra-in-the-round" format, and children are invited to move through and around the orchestra for a close-up view of the instruments in motion as selections by Vivaldi, Handel, Haydn and more are played.
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Kids Photo Contest!!
To celebrate our 2nd Meet the Orchestra! Family Concert, the Chamber Orchestra of the Springs is sponsoring a kid's photography contest!
Photos can be taken before, during & after the performance!  Just remember to take NON-FLASH photos of anything that inspires you! Get creative!  Find an angle or close up that is UNIQUE and expresses what makes live music ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!

Winners will receive season tickets for our 30th anniversary season!

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Kids Photo Contest!
Meet the Orchestra!
Featured Article
Featured Article
 The orchestra now known as the Chamber Orchestra of the Springs began in 1981 with a small number of players who loved chamber music. It was organized into an orchestra in 1984 by several amateur, semi-professional and retired professional musicians wanting to perform serious symphonic music. Originally formed as the Colorado Chamber Orchestra Society, it was given its current name in 1986.Dr. Edward Lanning, a professional clarinetist from Iowa, relocated to Colorado Springs with his family in 1983 to establish a sheet music store and was named as the Orchestra's first music director.
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