BPO Kids for Exceptional Kids!


BPO Kids is a classical concert series just for kids and a great way to introduce children to a lifelong love of music. Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo has partnered with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra to provide a special discount just to our families in hopes of making the concerts more accessible to all children! The hospital and BPO have worked together to provide families with a social narrative “Let’s go to the BPO” for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders; sound muffling headphones available at BPO coat check; preferred seating near exits (if desired) and access to a quiet space if a child needs a break.
The Free, pre-concert activities start at 1:30 pm.
Concerts start at 2:30 pm & last about 1 hour.
Concerts take place at Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo, NY 14201
Sun. Feb. 12, 2:30pm – Drums Around the World Come see all the amazing ways to drum with help from the African American Cultural Center, Lancaster High School Steel Orchestra, and more. https://bpo.org/event/drums-around-the-world/
Sunday, March 19, 2:30 pm – Peter Rabbit and Other Tales – One of our cherished children’s stories comes to life in music and beautiful visuals by Beatrix Potter. Help the BPO create its own wacky fairytale! https://bpo.org/event/peter-rabbit-and-other-tales/
Sun. Apr. 2, 2:30pm Super Heroes and Heroines – Who is your favorite hero-Batman? One of the Incredibles? Or maybe Elsa and Anna from Frozen? There is great music to illustrate them all, including unsung heroes in our community like police and firefighters. https://bpo.org/event/super-heroes-and-heroines/
Sun. May 14, 2:30pm – BPO ZOO! Carnival of the Animals creates portraits of animals in music. The BPO presents a very special version of this classic as we learn about the instruments in The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra. https://bpo.org/event/bpo-zoo