Musical Adventures Family Concert Series 2016-17 Season
Musical Adventures is the umbrella title for Concordia Conservatory's rich music offerings for young and elementary school aged children. In addition to the annual Community Holiday Musical, the Musical Adventures Concert series offers two additional delightful 45-minute Saturday-morning concerts which are programmed to educate and entertain. Produced and performed by Concordia Conservatory faculty. Listen, Learn and Laugh Out Loud, Right in the Neighborhood!
Santa's Year Off!
Saturday, December 4, 2016 1:00pm
Shortly after returning from his journey delivering toys around the world, Santa suffers from a heart attack because he has eaten too many cookies over the years, and even though he survives, the doctor has ordered him to take a year off from performing his normal Christmas duties in order to recuperate and get healthy. In his absence, Edna the Evil Elf takes over the North Pole with the help of Percy the Parrot Pirate and a band of angry penguins, and she secretly plans to ruin Christmas for the entire world. To add to the chaos, the Naughty Coal Miners who mine the coal for children on the naughty list are about to go on strike. Emily Elf, who catches wind of Edna Elf's evil plan, convinces the miners to help her to encourage Santa to quickly get through his extreme health and fitness plan so he can safely return to the North Pole and save Christmas.
Saturday, February 4, 2017 11:00am
In this comical and educational musical for the whole family, the mediocre genius Wolfgang Amadeus Schmutzinberry is struggling to write a letter to his grandmother. Unfortunately, he is only expressive enough to compose text messages. A group of talented musicians reveal how composers use the elements of timbre, dynamics, and articulation to create works of art. Wolfgang is inspired! Come watch his text message transform into the most musical letter ever written to a grandmother. All ages are welcome at this family-friendly event.
Saturday, March 11, 2017 11:00am
A pair of purple martins returns to New York after their yearly migration, and enlists the help of Animal Estates Realty to find the perfect home. But the realtor, a rabbit, shows them the habitats of other animals... and ones that are already occupied! It's fine to meet the neighbors, but these birds have got to make a nest!