Explore the Music
• Discover the music most frequently performed by orchestras according to the American Symphony Orchestra League's 2005 Repertoire Report. Choose a composer from the drop down menu and read narratives written by prominent music critics including Greg Sandow, David Patrick Stearns, and David Stabler.
• Find an orchestra near you playing these pieces with the easy "find an orchestra" drop down menu on the left-hand side of the screen.
If you would like to use any of these narratives as your own program notes, please credit both the appropriate author and the American Symphony Orchestra League.
• What is it like to experience a live orchestra concert? An easy description of what one can expect at their first orchestra concert. If you would like to use this in your materials, please credit the American Symphony Orchestra League.
• What makes great program notes? Greg Sandow shares his thoughts on writing engaging and informative program notes.
Would you like to use any of these texts in your own materials? Let us know! Please credit the "American Symphony Orchestra League" and the author if noted.