Auburn Symphony Presents

“What Do You Hear?” is a professionally-produced music video series. Designed by music educators for students in preschool – 3rd grade, these videos feature former Auburn Symphony conductor Peter Jaffe, Auburn Symphony musicians, and local artist/author David Carter.

The “2021 Young Artists Recital” video is available with a resource guide for 4th-8th grade students. Bring these award winning performances into your classroom with prompts for further discussion about the music, composers represented, and performance practice and preparation.

Have your students singing,
clapping, and marching,
while learning about the
instruments of the orchestra.

Free Music Education!

Designed for educators, teachers, home school communities, parents, and grandparents, these nine delightful and educational 10-minute videos teach varying elements of music.

What teachers are saying about

“What Do You Hear?”

‘What Do You Hear’ offers a great lesson – including learning [musical concepts], instrument identification, and movement for the students. It encompasses every aspect I would include in my own lessons.
Faythe V.
Music Teacher, St. Rose School
My students and I really appreciated the work put into this video series, and I feel it was very meaningful to our students seeing our local Auburn Symphony deliver the content.
Linda B.
Music Teacher, Sierra Hills School
I loved ‘What Do You Hear’.
The subjects (timbre, rhythm, dynamics, etc.) were explained so well, and the overall quality of the video production is fantasti
Jennifer S.
Music Teacher, Bowman Charter School

Resource guides with teaching materials available at NO COST!

Request materials below.

Resources include: Music Playlists, Coloring Pages, Composer Bios, and a Literature List.

Questions? We’re happy to help.