Each year the community and education programs of the Garland Symphony Orchestra reach over 10,000 community members from various walks of life and socio-economic backgrounds. The Garland Symphony Orchestra is very proud of its numerous programs dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in our community.


Young People's Concerts

Designed to enhance school district fine arts programs, Young People's Concerts include a curriculum created to encompass standards set forth by the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) syllabus. Students learn about the components of music and are presented with a live performance from a professional symphony orchestra.




Our 2016 Program will include: 

Annonymous - Star Spangled Banner

Vaughan Williams - Overture to The Wasps

Rimsky-Korsakov - Flight of the Bumblebee

Sousa - King Cotton March

Mancini - The Pink Panther

Anderson - Old MacDonald Had a Farm

Williams (arr. O'Loughlin) - Suite from Star Wars: The Force Awakens


*Please note that the repertoire is subject to change! 


2016 YPC Curriculum Worksheets: 

Please check back soon for 2016 curriculum. While downloading, be patient as some of the files may take a moment to load.  For optimum performance, please download each of the attachments as Adobe .pdf's.  To do this, open each file, click 'save,' and choose the save destination on your computer. 

Concert Etiquette and Review


Instruments and Families

The Orchestra

Elements of Music



Should you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact our office at 972.252.4800 or by email: education@garlandsymphony.org