Welcome to PSO BRAVO!

 

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The PSO provides an array of educational experiences — not only in the classroom to augment the great teaching that goes on in New Jersey schools, but also in the community, for all to enjoy. Since 1995, PSO BRAVO! education programs have been offered free of charge to more than 10,000 students every year. Former Executive Director Melanie Clarke describes the various PSO BRAVO! programs in the video below:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meet the Orchestra!School Day Concerts – Wednesday, May 15 and 16, 2018
Classroom program for grades 2-5, introducing the individual instrument families and culminating in a date with the full orchestra in the concert hall.   2017 Photos…

Listen Up!Art Exhibition – Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 4 pm – Opening Reception at the Arts Council of Princeton
School-based program for artists in grades 6-8, which invites the students to attend a PSO Classical Series concert together, and then challenges them to respond in visual art.   2017 Photos…

Compose It!
A two-day in-class composition workshop for grades 9-12, providing live hearings of student compositions, guidance in the revision process, and mini-performance of the resulting work.   2016 Photos…

Masterclasses! – The private lesson of a lifetime: high school and college musicians are chosen by audition to participate in a public masterclass with one of the PSO’s guest artists.   2017 Photos…

Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 2pm, Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 3pm, and Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 2pm  

PSO BRAVO! Around Town
Pop-up activities for all ages in the community. Applaud preschool violinists with us, enjoy an introduction to one of the instrument families, or try your hand at playing the French horn. New opportunities throughout the season!

Communiversity is Sunday, April 29, 2018 from 1 – 6 pm. Come visit our PSO BRAVO! Instrument Petting Zoo booth in front of Nassau Presbyterian Church! Our musicians will guide you as you get up close to our tame, if occasionally loud instruments. You may even want to produce some music of your own using one of the instruments available.   2017 Photos…

 

PSO BRAVO! is made possible by the generosity of the Robert Wood Johnson 1962 Charitable Trust and hundreds of other corporate, foundation, government, and individual donors.