Music Builds Discovery Concerts


Music Builds Discovery - The Legend of the Northern Lights!

The Lexington Philharmonic is excited to announce its annual Music Builds Discovery! concert for students on Thursday, October 20, 2016. This year’s program will feature the multimedia film production,The Legend of the Northern Lightswith the music of Christopher Theofanidis. The program uses striking visual images from NASA, live narration, a child actor, and orchestral music to explore the science and folklore related to the Northern Lights (aurora borealis). Also on the 45-minute program will be excerpts from Sibelius’ Symphony No. 1 and Finlandia.

New this year! TWO performances – 10AM for Elementary Schools; 11:30AM for Middle & High Schools! Tickets are just $4 ($2 for Title I schools). Bus funding is available for qualifying schools.

A teacher resource guide with information and lesson plans coinciding with the concert is available here. Make your reservations early, as we expect another sellout. Early bird reservations now available online! Bus funding request available here.


Thursday, October 20, 2016
10:00 am and 11:30 am, Singletary Center for the Arts
$4 for students and adults, $2 for Title I Schools
Mail or email ( the reservation forms below to reserve seats, or call the LexPhil box office at 859-233-4226!

Mailing Address:
Lexington Philharmonic
161 N. Mill Street
Lexington, KY 40507

2016 Music Builds Discovery! Education Guide:
2016 Music Builds Education Guide available for download here!

Past Music Builds Discovery! Education Guides:
Education Guide: 2015 Music Builds Education Guide available for download here!
Music Builds Discovery Concert Education Guide, Fall 2014

Music Builds Discovery! Reservation Forms:
Music Builds Discovery Concert, Reservation Form, Fall 2016
2016 Discovery Bus Subsidy
KAC TranspARTation Grant Application
*TranspARTation Grant Deadlines: May 17, Aug. 15, and Nov. 15, 2016 at 11:59 pm Eastern time