The Sheldon introduces young people to jazz, folk, classical,
blues and the American musical in weekday morning programs for school groups. Teacher packets are available
for each program, for use before or after the concert, and tickets are just $3.50 each. Concerts
begin at 10:00 a.m. unless * (10:30 a.m.).
Call The Sheldon Education Coordinator at 314.533.9900 for reservations or more information.
For a printable mail-in order form (PDF), click here.
St. Louis Classical All-Stars
Presented by The Sheldon and Community Music School of Webster University.
Six top student musicians will perform short works designed to introduce classical music to their peers in an attractive format, to inspire study of a musical instrument or voice and participation in school music programs, and to plant seeds for future listening to and exploration of the classical music genre.
Friday, March 7, 2014
Join us on a musical safari across the continent of Africa - through a lively program of music, dance and stories from many African countries. Your students will clap, dance and sing along with singers and instrumentalists from the Songs of Africa Ensemble in a special collaboration between The Sheldon and African Musical Arts. Experience the wealth and magic of African music and culture!
Thursday, October 17, 2013*
Friday, October 18, 2013
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Experience the story of America's unique creation, jazz -- from
Duke Ellington and Billie Holiday to Dave Brubeck and Herbie Hancock! Featuring Carolbeth True, Kim Fuller, Jeff Anderson, Randy Holmes and Kevin Gianino. New this year! A portion of Peter Martin's This Present Past, commissioned for The Sheldon's 100th Anniversary season, will be performed by "The Jazz Story" ensemble. Made possible in part by the Whitaker Foundation.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013*
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Explore the folk music of America, from Colonial-era ballads and Southern
spirituals, to songs of the cowboys and folk songs of the 20th century. Featuring Charlie Pfeffer,
John Higgins, Ellen Gomez and Sandy Weltman.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Thursday, October 24, 2013*
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Thursday, March 13, 2014*
Follow the amazing adventures of Lewis and Clark, with a musical journey
from St. Louis, up the Missouri River, across the Rocky Mountains all the way to the Pacific Ocean!
John Higgins, Annie Scheumbauer and Michael Banvard.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Wednesday, October 30, 2013*
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Thursday, March 6, 2014
It takes a good story, lyrics, music, dance and design to put a musical together.
Enjoy a fast-paced look at the process, with several numbers from Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story as an
example. With Rochelle Walker, Zoe Vonder Haar, Justin Ivan Brown, John Flack and Larry Pry. Made possible by the
Fox Performing Arts Charitable Foundation.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Friday, November 15, 2013
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Thursday, January 30, 2014*
Friday, January 31, 2014
Thursday, May 1, 2014
Friday, May 2, 2014
From its African roots and formation in the Mississippi Delta, to its spread up the
river to St. Louis, Chicago and Kansas City, the story of the blues is the story of America! Charlie Pfeffer, Coco Soul and Matthew Von Doran will bring to life the music of the blues pioneers and greats who created this distinctive sound.
Monday, October 21, 2013
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Friday, November 22, 2013*
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Thursday, February 27, 2014*
The Sheldon brings classical music to life for middle and high school students!
Whether participating in a music program or not, this glance into the lives of some of St. Louis' top classical
musicians is an excellent way to educate and inspire your students! Featuring Jane Price, violin; Ken Kulosa, cello and Vera Parkin, piano.