School Night at the Symphony

Join us for a FREE evening with your Symphony!

All you have to do is reserve your seats. All K-12 students, faculty, staff, and their families are welcome to attend this evening of exciting music with the NHSO.

Opening Night! Beethoven’s Triple

Woolsey Hall
Thursday, September 28
7:30 – 8:30pm (stay for the second half if it’s not past your bedtime!)
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Musical Program:
GabrieliSonata pian e forte
WalkerLyric for Strings
Beethoven, Concerto for Violin, Cello, and Piano

  • K-12 students, teachers, staff, and their families are welcome to join the NHSO for School Night at the Symphony for free by completing the below registration form.
  • The concert is part of the NHSO’s Classics Series. It is an opportunity for students to experience live classical music in a traditional format at historic Woolsey Hall.
  • The first half of the concert will be approximately 55 minutes long and makes for the perfect abbreviated experience for a young listener. You’re more than welcome to stay for the second half if you’re enjoying it!
  • Special Program Notes for Kids will be provided at the concert. Be sure to also check out the Symphony’s Concert Reading List and the Instrument Discovery Zone before the concert on the 3rd floor so kids can tap, toot, and tease real orchestral instruments.
  • Did you know? KidTix are free for ALL NHSO concerts! Adult tickets start at just $15. come back and enjoy our concerts all year long!


How to Register

1) Fill out the School Night at the Symphony Order Form.

Download the Form

2) Mail your form to: New Haven Symphony Orchestra 4 Hamilton Street, New Haven, CT 06511; Email your scanned form to:; or Fax your completed form to: 203.865.0845.

Registration deadline is Friday, September 22, 2017.
Contact the Education Department with any questions.

Check out these other resources to help get you ready for School Night at the Symphony!

Read Program Notes for Kids. No need to print – we’ll have them at the concert for you to pick up.

Look at our Concert Reading List to buy books that relate to the concert.

Make sure to download our interactive PDF that brings you to more resources with simple clicks of the mouse!