Audience Outreach

Social Service Organizations

The Orchestra distributes outreach tickets and educational materials to 45 social service organizations including Central City Concern, 4 Results Mentoring Project, Bridge Meadows, Powerhouse Mentoring, Children's Cancer Association, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and Impact Northwest Senior Care. For more information email at


Portland Columbia Symphony is committed to making our music accessible to young people. They are our future players and audience. We send no-cost tickets and educational materials to schools in the Portland and East County area. We especially target the elementary schools participating in the Right Brain Initiative.

Young Audience Members

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1. Read and color pages about the May concert composers Berlioz, Ysaye, Sarasate, and Beethoven.

2. Bring the May 2014 Young Audience Guide to the concert.

3. Print and color your own Symphony Orchestra!

4. For the Pre-Schooler, print and color the instruments.

5. For Grades 1-4, activity sheets about instruments! (from T. Smith Publishing)

Here are some fun classical music sites for kids (and parents) to explore:

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