Carnegie Hall’s Link-Up Program

Link Up is a national program from Carnegie Hall that pairs local orchestras with students in their areas.

On March 4, 2016, more than 2,100 local students in third through fifth grades performed in concert with members of the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra.


The students, all in third through fifth grades, performed with the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra at
the Heymann Performing Arts Center.

The show was part of Link Up, a national program that pairs orchestras with local schools. Participating students learn about orchestral repertoire through a yearlong, hands-on music curriculum.

Photo 2 - East Texas Regional Symphony Orchestra

East Texas Symphony Orchestra presents The Orchestra Moves on March 15, 2016 to more than 4,000 students.

Photo by Jan Barton

Link Up is sponsored by Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music lnstitute.

“This performance often serves as students’ first concert experience and provides them with the opportunity to apply the musical concepts they have studied ,” the ASO said.

The Acadiana Symphony Orchestra is one of more than 70 organizations chosen for the program.

Students participate in The Orchestra Rocks with Sinfonia Gulf Coast in Destin, FL. More than 2,500 students attended the two concerts, which were held on April 28, 2016.

Photo by Kay Phelan

Article by: The Daily Advertiser

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