Series Schedule

Just Jazzin’ Around with the Gary Motley Trio

*CANCELLED DUE TO COVID RESTRICTIONS* — A fun introduction to the quintessential American music, jazz, including opportunities to try the instruments and even jam along with the Trio. Great for the young AND the young at heart!

Gary Motley

Santa’s Favorite Chamber Music 

*CANCELLED DUE TO COVID RESTRICTIONS* — We welcome back Old Saint Nick himself to introduce some of his favorite classical works and give treats to good listeners. Julie Coucheron, pianist, performs.

Julie Coucheron with Santa Clause

Dinosaurs and other Musical Creatures: Brice Andrus & Sue Welty, French horns; Julie Coucheron & William Ransom piano; Lois Reitzes, narrator

Sun. Jan. 16 @ 4 PM @ Fernbank Museum: The Fernbank dinosaurs might just to come to life when they hear Mark Schultz's T Rex, Sauropods, and Raptors for French horns and piano, along with the always-delightful Carnival of the Animals narrated by Atlanta’s favorite radio voice. *Free with Museum Entrance*

A Cartoon T-rex playing a french horn

Pajama Concert: Ferdinand the Bull and The Road to Hamelin

Fri. Jan. 28 @ 7 PM: Enjoy 2 Musical Nighttime Stories performed by Cho-Liang Lin and Yinzi Kong, narrated by Lois Reitzes, with some hot chocolate and marshmallows- and if you like, wear your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal!

Yinzi Kong

Strings and Stories: Violinist Linda Rosenthal & actor William Blush 

Sun. Feb. 20 @ 4 PM: Strings & Stories is a two-person show that combines music and theater in a delightful kaleidoscope of favorite children’s stories, classical music, whimsical mime, and improvisation. It is fast-paced, interactive, and educational.

Children with crowns on their heads posing for a picture

Peter and the Wolf: President Greg Fenves, narrator; Julie Coucheron & William Ransom, piano 

Sun. March 27 @ 4 PM: Emory’s new President joins the fun and narrates the classic children’s tale with the timeless music by Serge Prokofiev. 

Peter and the wolf cartoon

Atlanta’s Young Artists 

Sun. April 10 @ 4 PM: Some of the area’s finest pre-college musicians perform on this exciting annual showcase of what talent and hard work can produce. 

Atlanta's Young Artists