Des Moines Symphony Petting Zoo

July 25, 2018 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Van Meter Public Library
505 Grant St
Van Meter, IA 50261

Want to know how to make those beautiful sounds?  Members of the Des Moines Symphony will visit us with their instruments!

During the Petting Zoo, children will explore the following:

  • Listening to the difference between stringed instruments
  • Exploring the different parts of the violin & cello
  • Learning about the instrument’s sounds and dynamics

Their hands-on experience will include:

  • Introductory time on the violin & cello
  • Bowing all four strings
  • Holding the violin & cello on their own