The Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra, in partnership with The Building for Kids Children's Museum, is excited to be a part of a multi-part collaboration celebrating music and the visual arts in our community.

Student Engagement - Appleton area students in grades 3-4 will learn about and listen to a featured piece of music. After listening and learning, they will respond with the creation of their own artworks in their visual art classes. This year's featured music is: Route 66 by Michael Daughtery.

Community Engagement - Throughout the year, local artists will work with the broader community at public events or in small groups to create visual artwork from recycled instruments. If you have a group or public event where you would like to create re-purposed instrument art, please contact Oliver Zornow.

Click here for some selected pieces from the 2016-17 exploration of Ein Heldenleben by Richard Strauss.

Community Celebration - All of the artwork created will be displayed at a variety of venues. Check back in January 2018 for information about location and dates.

Thank you so much to all of our community partners who make this collaboration possible including:

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