2020-2021 Virtual Community Concerts for Kids
Hosted by Beata Moon and
Barbara Podgurski with Special Guests
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MRP presents a kid-friendly version of its late-afternoon and evening concert series. Community Concerts for Kids are FREE concerts and workshops under an hour in length, offered on weekend afternoons. Hosted by Teaching Artists trained through Lincoln Center Education, concerts are carefully curated, interactive learning experiences offered in an intimate concert setting. Open to kids and family members of all ages.


NOTE: For at least the first half of MRP’s concert season these concerts will be offered virtually on Facebook Live followed by a recording available on our YouTube.  

Marimba with Makoto

Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 4:30 pm

Join marimba extraordinaire Makoto Nakura as he shares how he

makes music on this beautiful instrument that originated from Africa.   Educators and performers Beata Moon and Barbara Podgurski will be introducing fun facts about the instruments, composers and music

Watch the video here!

Voila !  The Viola with Liuh-Wen

Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 4:30 pm

What makes the viola special? Discover viola music by female composers with exceptional violist, Liuh-Wen Ting, pianist/composer Beata Moon and Artistic Director, Barbara Podgurski.

Spring Fun! - March, 2021

What creative choices do composers make?  Compose together with Beata Moon in this interactive activity.

The World of Percussion - May, 2021

What are percussion instruments and where do they come from?  What is the gamelan?  Find out in this interactive activity for families.