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Educator Resources


The CSO presents educator workshops to support teachers’ work using music to affect learning and creativity in students. Sessions can include arts integration, instrumental pedagogy, conducting, and other topics. All sessions are FREE to educators and may be eligible to earn continuing education units (CEUs). 


May Festival Choral Conducting Workshop
Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM, First Lutheran (1208 Race St.)


Join May Festival Director of Choruses Robert Porco on November 3 to learn more about building tone and technique in choruses. Repertoire for the workshop will focus on music for Advent and Christmas and will be drawn from 100 Carols for Choirs, ed. Rutter/Willcocks. This workshop is free and eligible for CEUs. 

Please register through the May Festival's website


Educator Appreciation Night at the CSO
Friday, November 30, 2018 at 6:30 PM, Music Hall - RSVP Required  (SOLD OUT)

Educators and a guest are invited to attend our annual Educator Appreciation night before the Bronfman plays Brahms CSO concert. Educators who RSVP will receive 2 complimentary tickets to the concert and admittance to our pre-concert reception with drinks, small bites and music on us! RSVP is required through our online form. ***The event is now sold out, but you may complete the form to be added to a waitlist***  

As a social event, this is not eligible for CEUs.

For questions, contact Becky Spiewak at bspiewak@cincinnatisymphony.org or 513.744.3347


Educator Workshop: Conducting Master Class with JMR
Monday, February 4, 2019 at 6:30 PM, Sycamore High School 

Learn from Cincinnati’s own Pops Conductor, John Morris Russell in a conducting master class where educators take the podium! With the CSYO Concert Orchestra on the stage, participants will practice their conducting with live coaching and feedback from JMR. Rehearsed repertoire will include musical excerpts from The Firebird. Free, RSVP is encouraged or required if wanting to conduct, dinner provided, CEU eligible.

Conducting spots are full, but plenty of space remains to observe the workshop. Music will be available to conducting participants a month prior to the workshop.


More season 2018-2019 Educator Workshops will be announced over the summer. For questions or to RSVP, please contact us at education@cincinnatisymphony.org or 513.744.3347


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