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Oro Valley Musical Magic for Kids


First Saturday of Each Month
Oro Valley Council Chambers - 11000 N. La Canada (La Canada between Naranja and Lambert)
All concerts begin at 10am
FREE ADMISSION


With extensive research supporting arts education as an imperative mental development step for youth, SAACA has strived to create free to engage. Each month, children can enjoy interactive performances through the two-part series Just for Kids and Musical Magic for Kids. The program exists through partnerships with the area’s most acclaimed arts organizations – Tucson Symphony Orchestra, Tucson Pops Orchestra, Civic Orchestra of Tucson, Music and Dance Academy and many others.


 ENTERTAINMENT


Saturday, August 2, 2014
Traveling through Time with the Great Composers!
Oro Valley Music and Dance Academy
Take a trip through time with The Unusual Suspects Trio, while meeting some of the greatest composers, from Beethoven to Tchaikovsky to Duke Ellington!  No ordinary time machine, it is powered by classical and jazz music.  Listen and move to music of renowned composers, while hearing these composers "speak" about what it was really like to lives during their lifetimes.  The Unusual Suspects Trio consists of Deena Reedy, flute, Gregory Helseth, horn and Cassandra Bendickson, bassoon.

Saturday, September 6, 2014
The International Adventures of Aunt Rhody & Uncle Bob!
Oro Valley Music and Dance Academy
Children and families are invited to join in this magical music concert where a string trio will take you on a wonderful journey around the world. You will have the opportunity to learn about the string family through an interactive concert, featuring faculty members of the Tucson Music and Dance Academy. Help Aunt Rhody and Uncle Bob discover the different musical ideas all over the world. You will be transported to Brazil, China, Egypt, among other countries, while learning the different musical elements and compositional techniques that make these instruments so wonderful. Audience members will have the opportunity to assist the string ensemble by clapping, playing percussion instruments and even conducting it!

Saturday, October 4, 2014
JUST FOR KIDS - A Magical Musical Mystery
Tucson Symphony Orchestra String Quartet
Hop aboard the magical, musical bus for an exciting adventure in Disneyland! Save the day by solving a mystery with musical clues from famous characters. We’ll meet pirates, princesses, monsters, and many other surprises along the way.  Costumes welcomed!

Saturday, November 1, 2014
JUST FOR KIDS - Rubato the Rattlesnake
Tucson Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet
Join the TSO Brass Quintet as they bring the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum to the Tucson Symphony Center!  Rubato the Rattlesnake is on the search for his rattle—help Rubato find it again while exploring desert landscapes and animals through this exciting musical depiction of the museum.

Saturday, December 6, 2014
JUST FOR KIDS - Cat with a Fiddle
Tucson Symphony Orchestra Piano Trio
He's a cool cat, a hip cat, a hep cat, a Jazz Cat! And he's always getting into trouble. "Please calm down!" said The Very Proper Dog. "But I've got to play! Make a new song each day. Find my own way!" Can Jazz Cat find his place in the orchestra? Find out in "Cat with a Fiddle," a brand new musical adventure by TSO violinist Michael Fan.

Saturday, January 3, 2015
JUST FOR KIDS - Emily and the Ghost Flute
Tucson Symphony Orchestra Flute Viola Harp Trio
Have you ever wanted to be a detective? Meet Emily, a bright and imaginative child, as she goes on a high-spirited adventure investigating things that go bump in the night.  What are those mysterious sounds? Help the TSO Flute Viola Harp Trio as they solve this mysterious case in an original musical story by TSO violinist Michael Fan. 

Saturday, February 7, 2015
JUST FOR KIDS - Tommy Tom-Tom and the Groove Wrestler
Tucson Symphony Orchestra Percussion Ensemble
Tommy Tom-Tom returns, this time taking on the evil Groove Wrestler who likes to cause havoc by interrupting the musical groove.  With the help of some well-known superheroes and secret agents, join Tommy as he finally convinces the Wrestler that destroying the groove doesn’t do anybody any good.

Saturday, March 7, 2015
Music and Dance Academy

Saturday, April 4, 2015
JUST FOR KIDS - Juanita the Adventurous Chicken
Tucson Symphony Orchestra Wind Quintet
The sights, the sounds, the excitement of the county fair!  Juanita the Chicken is having the time of her life, but during a trip to the county fair, Farmer Don accidentally leaves her behind! Join in Juanita’s journey as she navigates dangers and obstacles in her odyssey to return home to the farm.

Saturday, May 2, 2015
Civic Orchestra of Tucson

Saturday, June 6, 2015
Civic Orchestra of Tucson


The 2014-2015 Musical Magic for Kids Concert Series in Oro Valley is underwritten by the Town of Oro Valley






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