Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra

Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra

The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra is Central Florida’s resident professional orchestra, appearing in more than 125 performances and serving over 180,000 people in Central Florida each season. The Philharmonic’s education programs are designed to provide music for every stage of life.



2018 Symphony Storytime In-School: The Jazz Fly


Program Description

The Symphony Storytime Series presents live music for young students by Orlando Philharmonic musicians, along with narration and beautiful hand-drawn illustrations that bring favorite children’s classics to life.
Since its inception in the 2015-2016 season, Symphony Storytime has been attended by more than 8,000 people. This year, we are pleased to offer our most popular programs as in-school


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Program Detail

Program type: In-School Performance
Artistic Discipline: Music, Storytelling
Cultural Origin: Multicultural
Subject: Fine Arts: Music
Population Served Pre-K, Kindergarten
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Available all year.  Time to be mutually determined by OPO and presenting school.

Available times:


Note: Back to back services normally take approximately 75 minutes including transitioning students. Visits can be fit into the above mentioned times. Times are negotiable, but the above are recommended.

Space / technical requirements:

Microphone and projector screen (Smart Board is fine)

Ability for musicians and production to set up room 10-15 minutes prior to student arrival.

OPO can furnish piano/keyboard, but performance space must have manageable access points, including ramps etc. to utilize OPO piano.



Fees / Ticketing:

$1,200/day (includes back to back programs)

Supporting Materials


Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Provide Lesson Plans: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Instructors receive annual professional development training: Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Standards are customized for every classroom visit: Yes


Cancellation Policy

Schools must provide at least 45 days notice for any delays or cancellations, including time changes or date shifts. The OPO will reschedule if provided the 45 day lead time, based on the availability of artists.