For Schools

For Schools

#PlayOnWNY – Choose an Instrument and Practice with the BPO

BPO musicians present instrument demos for our local students who are choosing an instrument, as well as practice videos and tutorials.

Music for Youth Education Hub

The BPO presents free youth concert content for educational users. Explore video resources with accompanying lessons under thematic units like Musical Stories, World Dances, American Voices, Classical Virtuosos and Celebrating WNY.

Curriculum Resources

We are making BPO youth concert curriculum from past seasons and other related educational resources available for free downloading.

BPO Teaching Artists

Invite a BPO musician to your virtual learning experience and educate through the arts! Synchronous presentations feature an emphasis on standards of artistic excellence, provided by world-class professional musicians.

Music Education Resources

BPO education resources as well as links to local music making opportunities and national resource pages.

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Community Spotlight

Community Spotlight showcases school and community groups from across Western New York. Performances take place in the Mary Seaton Room prior to select BPO concerts.

West Side Connection

The West Side Connection is a project involving the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and 12 Buffalo Public Schools on the West Side. It celebrates through music the diversity found in the West Side.

Celebration of Music Education

Learn more about this special event for Educators and Administrators.