Educational Events


Artist-in-Residence, Catherine Van Handel, toured middle and high schools located in the City of Racine, Caledonia, Mount Pleasant, and Sturtevant.

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Young Artist Competition


2.4.2024 | 1:00 p.m.
UW Parkside, The Rita, Frances Bedford Concert Hall

Winner’s Performance:

Masterworks, The Emperor
 | 7:30 p.m.
Memorial Hall

More information and Young Artist forms

Side by Side Youth Invitational

The Side-by-Side Youth Invitational is a long-standing program with the Racine Symphony Orchestra. High School students can participate in one of the Racine Symphony Orchestra’s concerts, typically the Spring Masterworks Concert. Students are paired with an orchestra member for one piece in this concert.

Learn how to participate in the Side by Side program

Elementary Concerts

3.12.2024 | 9:15 & 10:45 a.m.

Annually, each March, hundreds of Racine-area fourth graders attend two Racine Symphony Orchestra concerts that introduce them to the various instruments in the orchestra, classical orchestral music, conducting, and other aspects of this centuries-old musical tradition.

More information on how your school can participate