Story Time for Pre-K and Kindergarten

Musical Story Times

A KSO string quartet and narrator combine children’s literature with classical selections, sound effects, and hands-on learning for young students.

  • 2021-2022 program: KSO Favorites from Story Times past
  • One book a month available September 2021, October 2021, January 2022, February 2022, March 2022, April 2022
  • Each story time lasts approximately 10 minutes
  • Books featured include: Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae illustrated by Guy Parker-Rees, Behold the Bold Umbrellaphant by Jack Prelutsky illustrated by Carin Berger, When Cats Go Wrong! by Norm Hacking illustrated by Cynthia Nugent, and many more coming soon!
  • Music excerpts include: Behold the Bold Umbrellaphant by Lucas Richman, When Cats Go Wrong! by Norm Hacking and more coming soon!


Bring the Orchestra Into Your Classroom

Live, for Knox County Schools Pre-K and Kindergarten classrooms. The KSO is planning to visit classrooms live in 2022 with a program that includes three children’s books, interactive activities and excerpts of classical music. Sign up for Tails and Tales!

Click here to participate in KSO Story times (sponsored by the Arts and Heritage Fund, City of Knoxville Community Agency Grant, Titanic Museum Attraction, Julia Caroline White and the Tennessee Arts Commission)