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BSO Music Box

NEW! Recommended for ages 6 months-3 years

Co-presented by Strathmore and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
In collaboration with Levine Music

The BSO Music Box Concerts are the perfect program for your budding music lovers! Each half-hour-long, highly engaging and interactive concert is hosted by Maria Broom and features a small ensemble of musicians of the BSO performing light-hearted classical and children’s songs to develop your child’s musicality, creativity, coordination, and literacy. 30 minutes prior to the concert, the room fills with a range of musical, creative, and fun activities for babies and families.

The Ticket Office will open at 9am. Doors open 45 minutes before each show. Seating will be available in the back of the house, but we plan to leave plenty of floor space for dance and play! Feel free to bring a floor blanket to get comfy. No strollers, please.

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Everyone needs a ticket! All attendees, including accompanying adults, must have a ticket to help us manage attendance and be sure we don't go over our maximum allowed capacity. Concerts are general admission and take place at AMP by Strathmore in Pike & Rose.



Sat, Feb 16, 10 & 11:30am
BSO wind quintet (flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon & horn)
From planes to trains, explore the excitement of traveling to new places and discovering new things.
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Sat, March 23, 10 & 11:30am
BSO violin, cello & piano trio
A, B, C, D, E, F, G....learn and sing and play—yippee! Join us for a fun exploration of the building blocks of reading and writing through music.
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Sat, May 11, 10 & 11:30am
BSO harp, flute & oboe trio
Over and under, high and low, loud and soft. Explore the world of opposites with an unlikely trio of BSO musicians.
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Although nationally recognized as an actress for her recurring roles in HBO’s The Wire and The Corner, Maria Broom is also a storyteller and dancer with more than 40 years of performing and teaching across the globe, as well as the author of The Village Bully. A Fulbright Scholar, an OSI Fellow, and a former featured news reporter for Baltimore's WJZ TV, Broom has received many awards and honors, including the Eubie Blake Award, the Sarah’s Circle Award, and the 2004 Governor's Arts Award. She was named Artist of the Year in 2007 by Young Audiences/Arts for Learning. Currently, Broom is on the theater faculty at the Baltimore School for the Arts, a guest instructor for Peabody Preparatory and Center Stage, and is the host for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's popular Music Box series. 

The Music Box Concerts are supported in part by the Arts & Humanities Council of Montgomery County and the Peggy and Yale Gordon Trust. Additional support is provided by Official Education Sponsor of the BSO: Transamerica; and Supporting Sponsors: Macy’s and Sylvan/Laureate.