symphony home benaroya soundbridge
soundbridge
family activities
school activities

Family Activities


Explore your musical curiosity at Soundbridge! Try a drop-in class or register for in-depth musical exploration in our Symphony Kids series.

Daily Admission & Soundbridge Hours
Soundbridge Summer Classes
Drop-In Classes
Concerts in Soundbridge
Birthday Parties

Daily Admission & Soundbridge Hours


Daily Admission
$5 per visit (includes instrument exploration); free for caregivers

Hours
Monday & Friday: 10am–2pm
Saturday: 10am–4pm
Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: Reservation Only

Soundbridge Summer Series Classes


From babies in Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Stars, to preschoolers in Symphony Stories, families love playing and learning in Soundbridge's vibrant musical classroom this summer. Find the 8-week class series that's right for you! Caregivers are required to accompany children to all classes.

Registration: March 21 - June 21, 2014
Summer Class Dates: June 16 - August 16, 2014
8-Class Series Price: $110 per child
Parking: Parking passes available for purchase upon request for up to two hours in the Benaroya Hall garage on the day of your class. Must be purchased at least 1-week in advance.

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Stars
Ages 0–12 months
Your little stars will fall in love with classical music while bonding with you through musical games and playtime. Kids and parents alike investigate real musical instruments, learn to move with the beat and become familiar with famous composers.

Register Online for Summer Classes
Mondays: 10:30am
Fridays: 10:30am
Saturdays: 10:30am

Twinkle, Twinkle, Bigger Stars
Ages 13–24 months
Explore the instruments of the orchestra and learn familiar symphonic melodies with your toddler. Each class will include warmup songs and movement, fun musical games, instrument exploration, and time for both kids to share what they learned.

Register Online for Summer Classes
Mondays: 9:30am
Fridays: 9:30am
Saturdays: 9:30am

Symphony Songs
Ages 2–3 years
Learn simple songs connected to symphony classics such as Beethoven's "Ode to Joy," Copland's "Simple Gifts," and Brahm's "Lullaby." Sing and dance along with your children as they build their first friendships, try the instruments of the orchestra and learn to compose together as a class.

Register Online for Summer Classes
Saturdays: 11:30am

Symphony Stories
Ages 3–5 years
Discover the symphonic stories of the great composers such as Peter and the Wolf, The Pied Piper and The Sorcerer's Apprentice. Musical games and hands-on exploration invite kids to develop teamwork skills through composing and experience the instruments of the orchestra.

Register Online for Summer Classes
Saturdays: 12:30pm

Drop-In Classes


Join us for high-energy, engaging classes where children explore their musical curiosity and create their own music! No advanced registration required. Classes canceled on holidays and for special events.

Drop-In Class Rates
Single Class: $10/child
5-Class Pass: $48
10-Class Pass: $95

Musical Storytime
Ages 2–5 years
From Peter and the Wolf to The Carnival of the Animals, kids explore classic musical stories through games, songs and dance in this 30-minute class.

Purchase June Classes:
Mondays: 11:30am
Fridays: 11:30am
Saturdays: 2:30pm

Purchase July Classes:
Mondays: 11:30am
Fridays: 11:30am
Saturdays: 2:30pm

Everyone Come Drum
Ages 5–11 years
Discover rhythms from across the globe as kids play a variety of percussion instruments and create their own rhythm jams.

Purchase June Classes:
Fridays: 12:30pm
Saturdays: 1:30pm

Purchase July Classes:
Fridays: 12:30pm
Saturdays: 1:30pm

Concerts in Soundbridge


Tickets: $8 for Children, $10 for Adults. Under 2: free.

First Concert Series
Ages 3–6 years
Meet a musician in Soundbridge! Musicians will perform short pieces and invite questions from curious little ones. Children will learn how to be musical explorers through their ears and try out the featured instrument after the show.

Check back later this summer for a complete list of next season's concerts!


Birthday Parties


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