TFO will not let the coronavirus pandemic stop our 50-year tradition of Youth Concerts for thousands of Tampa Bay students. For the first time, TFO is streaming its annual program on demand straight into the classroom.
TFO has not let the pandemic stop our free violin lessons for kids through the Prodigy Cultural Arts Program. We’ve gone virtual: “It’s a tough time right now, and any pocket of community or sense of belonging is so meaningful.”
We've hit 100 videos! That's how many performance and education videos we've posted in our TFO at Home series since mid-March, when we vowed to keep the music going. All free.
Has the pandemic doomed orchestras and the arts, especially in the schools? No way. Not if we’re creative. A unique view from a TFO Teaching Artist during Teacher Appreciation Week.
Explore “America’s classical music” – jazz – with the history of Fats Waller, Henry Mancini, Duke Ellington and more before the TFO Brass Quintet’s concert Sunday at the Woodson African American Museum.
Great news: Our program offering free violin lessons to kids is growing again! All thanks to a funding boost for our partnership with University Area CDC’s Prodigy Cultural Arts Program. Such an uplifting way to help kids navigate their world through music.
Our Woodson Concert Series of chamber music is back! Before you go, get to know the stories behind composers Astor Piazzolla, William Grant Still and Valerie Coleman, along with music links, today on the TFO Blog.
By Daryn Bauer TFO Community Engagement Manager As we perform our annual Youth Concerts, it’s hard to know what fourth and fifth graders really think. So we asked them. What…
91,000! That’s how many we reached last season through our mostly free community and education programs, such as violin lessons for kids and Pops in the Park concerts. How did Michael Francis and TFO grow these programs 47% in just four years? Today on the TFO Blog.
Might not sound like Mozart – yet! – but kids can feel like him when they pick up a violin for the first time. This summer they can give it…