Soundbridge Seattle Symphony Music Discovery Center


Build a lifelong relationship with symphonic music!

Soundbridge hosts activities for families, schools and the community.

Hours

Soundbridge will be closed on Friday, February 26 and Friday, April 8, 2016.

  • Friday: 10am-2pm
  • Saturday - Thursday: Reservation Only
School Workshops

Connect with the Symphony for your next class field trip or have the Symphony come to your classroom. Find the workshop that aligns with your curriculum and deepens students’ learning through inquiry-based, hands-on music programs. All classes include a 30-minute workshop and 30 minutes of instrument exploration.

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Family Classes & Pay-What-You-Can Fridays

You are invited to drop into Soundbridge on Fridays between 10am–2pm to see, touch and play real instruments. Suggested donation is $10.

Pay-What-You-Can Fridays include admission to our most popular class, Musical Storytime. From Peter and the Wolf to Carnival of the Animals, kids explore classic musical stories through games, song and dance in this 30-minute class. Classes are Fridays at 10:30am.

First Concert Series (3 to 6 years old)

Meet a Seattle Symphony musician in Soundbridge! Musicians will perform short pieces and invite questions from curious little ones and their caregivers. Children will be musical explorers with their ears and have the opportunity to play the featured instrument after the show.

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Birthday Parties

Celebrate your child’s special day with a musical birthday party! Seattle Symphony teaching artists lead hands-on games, songs and instrument making tailored to your child’s interests and age. Reservations available year-round.

Birthday Party Package

At your musical birthday party you can expect:

  • Exclusive use of the Soundbridge venue
  • 45 minutes of interactive entertainment (songs, musical games, crafts, and/or story time) led by Seattle Symphony teaching artists
  • 45 minutes of instrument exploration guided by Seattle Symphony teaching artists
  • Tables, linens and chairs for your use

Birthday Party Fee:

$250 for up to three hours (includes load-in and load-out); $75 for each additional hour

Birthday Party Reservations

To request a musical birthday party for your child, please fill out our birthday party reservation form. Requests must be received at least six weeks before your preferred party date. Please note that requests are honored on a first-come, first-served basis, and are subject to availability.

Reservations are confirmed by email within one week of your reservation request. If you do not receive a confirmation letter or if you would like more information about our musical birthday parties, please call 206.336.6613 or email reservations@soundbridge.org.

Cancellations and any changes to your reservation must be made at least five business days in advance. For appointments cancelled with less than two business days’ notice, and for missed appointments, the fee is 50% of the birthday party fee. A credit card is required to confirm your reservation.

Please have the following information ready when you fill out the reservation request:

  • Primary contact name, address, phone number and email address
  • Birthday child’s name and age
  • Estimated number of adult guests
  • Estimated number of child guests
  • Top three preferred dates and times for your birthday party

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Soundbridge Room Rental

Soundbridge is the perfect venue for your next event! Host a recital, meeting, reception, party or lecture for your school or organization. Workshop space features a well-tuned grand piano, stage area and seating for a maximum of 50 people.

Room Rental Package

  • Exclusive use of the Soundbridge venue
  • Discovery Coordinator to assist you and your guests
  • Tables, linens and chairs

Room Rental Fee:

$175 for up to three hours (includes load-in and load-out); $50 for each additional hour

Room Rental Reservations

To request a room rental reservation, please fill out our room rental reservation form. Requests must be received at least six weeks before your preferred rental date. Please note that requests are honored on a first-come, first-served basis, and are subject to availability.

Reservations are confirmed by email within one week of your reservation request. If you do not receive a confirmation letter or if you would like more information, please call 206.336.6613 or email reservations@soundbridge.org.

Cancellations and any changes to your reservation must be made at least five business days in advance. For appointments cancelled with less than two business days’ notice, and for missed appointments, the fee is 50% of the room rental fee. A credit card is required to confirm your reservation.

Please have the following information ready when you fill out the reservation request:

  • Primary contact name, address, phone number and email address
  • Organization name, address and phone number (if applicable)
  • Event type (recital, meeting, reception, etc.)
  • Brief description of the event
  • Estimated number of adult guests
  • Estimated number of child guests (if applicable)
  • Brief description of setup and audio-visual needs
  • Top three preferred dates and times for your rental

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Parking at Benaroya Hall

The 430-car underground garage at Benaroya Hall provides direct access from the enclosed parking area into the Hall via elevators leading to The Boeing Company Gallery. Enter the garage on Second Avenue, just south of Union Street.

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Contact Us

For general questions and other inquiries about Soundbridge please contact us at 206.336.6600 or soundbridge@soundbridge.org

For any questions about or to make changes to your Soundbridge reservations, please contact us at 206.336.6613 or reservations@soundbridge.org