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Oro Valley Kids Concert Series: not the same old song and dance!

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Bring your children and explore music and dance at the Oro Valley Kids Concert Series beginning Saturday, September 7. Presented by the Town of Oro Valley and the Music & Dance Academy, the 2019-20 Oro Valley Kids Concert Series offers up a world of delights with magical musical performances sure to captivate young children and allow them to explore the sights, sounds and workings of musical instruments and dance.
 

August 14, 2019

Best of all, the Oro Valley Kids Concert Series is free thanks to the Town of Oro Valley, Music & Dance Academy and our community sponsors:

  • Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • Which Wich: Superior Sandwiches
  • Tohono Chul

The Kids Concert Series is held the first Saturday of the month, September 2019 through April 2020 in the Oro Valley Council Chambers (unless otherwise noted) Flyer

Schedule at-a-glance:

  • September 7, 2019 – Explore the Music & Dance Academy (at Music & Dance Academy)
  • October 5, 2019 – The Interplanetary Adventures of Peppy the Poodle's Traveling Circus
  • November 2, 2019 – Around the World on a Musical Carpet
  • December 7, 2019 – Nutcracker Story
  • January 4, 2020 – Instrument Petting Zoo (at Children's Museum Oro Valley)
  • February 1, 2020 – Carnival of the Animals
  • March 7, 2020 – Young Mozart and Friends
  • April 4, 2020 – Emily and the Ghost Flute

Full schedule and details:

Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 10 a.m. at Music & Dance Academy (7954 N. Oracle Road)
Explore the Music & Dance Academy
Free dance day (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) and instrument petting zoo (3 to 4 p.m.) Enjoy dance and musical instrument demonstrations by faculty and students of the Music & Dance Academy!

Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 10 a.m. in Council Chambers
The Interplanetary Adventures of Peppy the Poodle's Traveling Circus
An "out of this world" story takes listeners on a trip with a traveling circus, led by Peppy the Poodle.

Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 10 a.m. in Council Chambers
Around the World on a Musical Carpet
Enjoy musical selections from around the world, presented by a string trio.

Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 10 a.m. in Council Chambers
Nutcracker Story
The instrumental trio will perform dance favorites from the Nutcracker ballet, while telling the enchanting holiday tale!

Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 10 a.m. at Children's Museum Oro Valley (11015 N. Oracle Road, Suite 101)
Instrument Petting Zoo
Interact with musical instruments and then play at the Children's Museum! (Admission: During the event from 10-11 a.m. FREE, $7 after the event. Kids under 12 months get in for free)

Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 10 a.m. in Council Chambers
Carnival of the Animals
Join us for a magical tour into a land of animals, featuring selections from the Saint-Saens' Carnival of the Animals!

Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 10 a.m. in Council Chambers
Young Mozart and Friends
Learn about the life of young Mozart in a mostly true story of one of the greatest composers of all time!

Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 10 a.m. in Council Chambers
Emily and the Ghost Flute
Young Emily begins hearing weird sounds in the old, abandoned house across the street...things that sound to her active imagination like slithery snakes, bats and maybe even a ghost! Come enjoy this wonderful, musical story performed by the Mosaic Harp Trio.

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