An Orchestra is a large group of musicians who play instruments from the 4 main families.
(Strings, Woodwind, Brass, Percussion)
The 4 MAIN
Families of Instruments
A NEW Family
George Meets The Orchestra
DISNEY - Toot, Whistle, Plunk, Boom!
DALLAS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA - Backstage with Bleekie
TUNE BUDDIES - Getting to Know the Instruments
A Conductor is someone who "directs a musical performance" like an orchestra or chorus concert.
Sesame Street - People in Your Neighborhood - Conductor
Class Notes - What does a Conductor do?
An Audience is a group of people who "watch" and "listen" to a performance.
Class Notes - What to do at a concert
BOOKS ABOUT THE ORCHESTRA
Tubby The Tuba
The Remarkable Farkle McBride
The House on Melody Street
Interactive story book about the families of instruments.
Click on a family in the orchestra to learn more about it's instruments. There's also a fun matching game you can play!
Symphony Orchestra Virtual Tour
Instrument Listening Game
London Symphony Orchestra
Experience on of the world's most famous orchestras through multiple camera angles!
Explore each of the instruments of the orchestra through awesome video clips!