Hear the Orchestra

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra provides fun, interactive programs that educate and inspire the whole family. Below are just a few ways for families and kids to experience the magic of live music.

Family Concert Series

The young and the young-at-heart will enjoy discovering the instruments of the orchestra, great stories told through music and rich orchestral repertoire featured in this magical and interactive series for ages 5–12.

Open Rehearsals

High-school and college music students learn how professional musicians prepare for a performance with a behind-the-scenes look at the rehearsal process. Students will experience the creative “dance” between conductor and orchestra—the critical process behind the final concert product.

School-Time Concerts

Field trips to a concert hall near you! With more than 60 years of experience creating interactive concerts for young audiences, the NJSO offers two different concert programs in five convenient venues during the school year.

NJSO Autism Community Program

A core offering of its REACH chamber music program, the NJSO Autism Community Program brings the musical magic of the orchestra to children and adults with autism spectrum disorders (ASD).