Feb
28
Thu
Discovery Concerts: Build It! @ Macky Auditorium
Feb 28 @ 11:30 am – Mar 1 @ 12:30 pm


About Discovery Concert 2019

Music and architecture have many things in common – rhythm, texture, harmony, proportion, dynamics – and composers and architects throughout the ages have often approached their work in similar ways. Join us for the 2019 Discovery Concert as the Boulder Philharmonic and special guests explore the intersection between sounds and structures, featuring orchestral works by Bach, Britten, Mussorgsky, Ives, and more. Designed for students in grades 3-6, this program includes a 50-minute concert at Macky Auditorium, an optional 45-minute in-school visit with a chamber music ensemble, and a bilingual listening and learning guide for teachers.

Thursday, February 28, 2019 – 2 concerts at 10 AM & 11:30 AM
Friday, March 1, 2019 – 2 concerts at 10 AM & 11:30 AM


Add an In-School Visit

Hosting a Boulder Phil Brass Quintet or String Quartet during the fall semester at your school brings instrumental music alive for your students! This “up-close and personal” experience highlights instrument families, composers and plenty of time for student questions. We also offer in-school engagements with Maestro Butterman.

Students attend the Discovery Concert for just $6, and teachers and chaperones attend free of charge. All curriculum materials are included with registration, and schools are responsible for transportation arrangements. Financial assistance is available, please inquire.

Questions? Call Cynthia Sliker at 303.443.9203 or email csliker@boulderphil.org.

What teachers are saying about Discovery Concerts…

“You have a real gem in Maestro Butterman. His knowledge of music and ability to hold students’ attention is phenomenal.”
“Such a rich experience! Thank you!”
“The theme and arrangement were perfect for the students. We can’t thank you enough for putting together such a wonderful program.”
“The Discovery Concerts are getting better and better each year. Thank you so much for making this experience possible!”

Curriculum materials available for download on September 1

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Event of Note: An Intimate Evening with Astrid Schween @ Private Home
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Event of Note: An Intimate Evening with Astrid Schween @ Private Home | Boulder | Colorado | United States

A world-class performer, cellist Astrid Schween debuted as a soloist with the New York Philharmonic at age 16. She will perform solo works by Debussy, Bach, Cassado and more and talk about her experience as the newest member of the Juilliard String Quartet.


Mar
9
Sat
#nophilter Happy Hour: Upslope Brewing @ Upslope Brewing Company
Mar 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

 

Imagine pop, rock, and metal played by a virtuosic string quartet.

Now meet

Boulder Philharmonic musicians play music you definitely know in a way you have never heard before.

Upslope brewers will design a flight of their handcrafted beers to create a multi-sensory pairing with this #nophilter performance.

$10/person

Apr
18
Thu
Event of Note: Progressive Pairings @ Lee Hill Drive Wineries
Apr 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Event of Note: Progressive Pairings @ Lee Hill Drive Wineries | Boulder | Colorado | United States

Two players + two wineries = one exceptional evening! Bookcliff Vineyards and Settembre Cellars will each host a pairing of music, delicious bites from Three Leaf Concepts, and handcrafted wine―and you will experience all of them at this multi-sensory pairing event featuring Boulder Phil musicians.

Apr
25
Thu
#nophilter Happy Hour: Boulder Marriott @ Boulder Marriott
Apr 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

 

Imagine pop, rock, and metal played by a virtuosic string quartet.

Now meet

Boulder Philharmonic musicians play music you definitely know in a way you have never heard before at this happy hour hosted at the Boulder Marriott bar.

Author Jason Heller will read from his book, Strange Stars: David Bowie, Pop Music, and the Decade Sci-Fi Exploded, with excerpts brought to life by #nophilter.

Tickets include one free drink. Music-themed happy hour menu items available for purchase. $10/person