Education & Community

Middle & High School Resources

If you’re looking for opportunities to inspire your budding musicians to greater heights, look no further than the Orlando Philharmonic.

Overture Series (NEW)

The Overture Series is a perfect opportunity for aspiring middle and high school musicians ready to take their performance to the next level.

Orlando Philharmonic Music Director and professional cellist Eric Jacobsen will guide your students on creating a world-class performance. Using the Orlando Philharmonic as a teaching tool, Maestro Jacobsen will share insights on performance fundamentals, technical preparation, and specific methods for strong musical effects and results. Experiencing professional musicians working together to perfect their performance will help your students prepare for MPA success. Expect to leave the concert hall inspired and ready to apply these techniques to your own music and beyond!

Tickets are just $9 and seating is limited, so order your tickets today!

Reserve your tickets by contacting our education department at (407) 896.6700, ext. 240 or

High School Orchestra of Distinction

In 2015-2016 we introduced the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra: High School Orchestra of Distinction program. Orchestras participating in this competitive program receive support and feedback from local orchestral experts and professional musicians. Participating orchestras receive exclusive invitations to open dress rehearsals, master classes, opportunities to sit in with the orchestra, and so much more!

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Open Dress Rehearsals

Want your students to watch a professional orchestra rehearse? We offer a select number of Open Dress Rehearsals at no cost! To learn more, complete our field trip form and a Philharmonic representative will contact you.

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Backstage Pass

Bringing a school group to one of our Super Series performances? Consider upgrading to a Backstage Pass. For just $5 more per ticket, the Orlando Philharmonic will customize your students’ musical experience. From a school visit to an educational presentation by one of our musicians, Backstage Pass is sure to make your group visit unforgettable.*

To learn more, contact our education department at (407) 896.6700, ext. 232 or

* Some exclusions apply.