Classroom Quartet/Quintet

The KSO Classroom String Quartet or Woodwind Quintet offers elementary students an “up-close and personal” concert and workshop experience. This program may be requested by any elementary school, including those attending KSO Young People’s Concerts and those who are unable to attend.

  • Informal performances by small ensembles from the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
  • Presentations designed for young audiences new to classical music: general introduction to orchestral instruments and symphonic music
  • Interactive elements to engage students beyond passive listening
  • Q & A with musicians about their own instruments and musical backgrounds
  • Available November through May each season
  • Serving both public and private schools in Knox County and surrounding East Tennessee counties (Anderson, Blount, Greene, Jefferson, Loudon, McMinn and Sevier)


Knox County Schools – For more information, please contact the Director of Education and Community Partnerships (sponsored by the Arts and Heritage Fund, City of Knoxville Community Agency Grant and the Tennessee Arts Commission).

Sevier County Schools – Boyds Creek School, The Kings Academy, Seymour Intermediate, and Seymour Primary (sponsored by Linda Pierce)