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Oro Valley Kids Concert Series

Oro Valley Kids Concert Series logo with music notes

Presented by the Town of Oro Valley and the Music and Dance Academy:

Oro Valley Kids Concert Series provides an intimate, interactive experience for young children and their families where they can explore the sights, sounds and workings of instruments and dance.

Oro Valley Council Chambers (unless otherwise noted)

Next event (Monthly): Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 10:00am View all dates

All scheduled dates:

  • Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 10:00am (ended)
  • Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 10:00am (ended)
  • Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 10:00am 
  • Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 10:00am 
  • Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 10:00am 
  • Saturday, January 6, 2018 - 10:00am 
  • Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 10:00am 
  • Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 10:00am 
  • Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 10:00am 
  • Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 10:00am 

Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 10 a.m. in Council Chambers
Pictures at an Exhibition
In Pictures at an Exhibition, composer Mussorgsky created a tribute to an artist friend, based on viewing his artwork at an exhibition.  The wonderfully imaginative music of Pictures at an Exhibition emulates an art lover meandering through various works of art.  The music brings to life cheeping chicks, a crowded marketplace and an entrance gate to Kiev, to name a few.  Come help us move and groove to this very imaginative music.

Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 10 a.m. in Council Chambers
Picnic on Moon Mountain
A fun fall story written by Miriam Clark Potter, details the experiences of extroverted witch Fly-by-Night and her introverted companion cat, Footstool!  While out flying on Halloween night, they stop for a picnic and meet witch Stay-at-Home and her cat, Bouncey-Ball.  That meeting results in the four characters making a life altering decision!  Set to favorites like "In the Hall of the Mountain King" and "The Flight of the Bumblebee," children will have a blast acting out this family friendly classic.

Saturday, December 2, 2017 in Council Chambers
Nutcracker Story

Come hear the story of the Nutcracker as you've never experienced it before!  The instrumental trio will perform dance favorites from this ballet, while telling the enchanting holiday tale.  Think you'll miss the dancing?  Not a chance!  Concert goers will be guided and transformed into toy soldiers, candy canes, snowflakes, Russian soldiers and more, becoming the dancers in this classic holiday tradition.  If you just love the music or you've always wanted to dance in the Nutcracker, come and join us!

January 6, 2018 at Children’s Museum Oro Valley
11015 N. Oracle Road, Suite 101 in Steam Pump Village

Instrument Petting Zoo
Music and Dance Academy
Interact with musical instruments and then play at the Children’s Museum!  *(Admission: During event from 10am—11am—FREE.  $6 after the event.  Kids under 12 months get in for free)

Saturday, February 3, 2018 in Council Chambers
The Musical Story of Civil Rights

Learn interesting facts about the early life of Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., interwoven with musical selections to be sung and performed by the audience. Featured musical works include: We Shall Overcome, Battle Hymn of the Republic and more!

Saturday, March 3, 2018 in Council Chambers
The Dixie Ducks

Hatched in the heart of New Orleans, the Dixie Ducks are the first of their species to leave the pond and form a musical group! Come scat and quack along with the frizzy-feathered combo and explore the quintessentially American art form of jazz.

Saturday, April 7, 2018 in Council Chambers
What’s Old is New Again!

Enjoy old fables, nursery rhymes and tales told by our musicians in a fun and interactive way! Research has shown that nursery rhymes help children to develop speech, while fables teach us valuable lessons.  Sing, dance and move to illustrate the best of these favorite songs & tales!
Performance Line Up:

Saturday, May 5, 2018 in Council Chambers
Global Groovin’

Enjoy a fun journey around the world with our groovin’ musicians!  Move and groove to tunes from throughout the glob

Oro Valley Town Hall
11000 N La Canada Drive
Oro Valley, AZ 85737