Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra announces 2022 Teddy Bear Concert Series for young children

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra announced the spring 2022 schedule for the beloved Teddy Bear Concert Series. The series introduces children ages 3 to 7 to the instruments of the orchestra through story, movement and live music. Featuring five different original stories written by ISO violinist Victoria Kintner, the popular series will be held at libraries in central Indiana from Feb. to June 2022. The series is made possible with generous support from the Indianapolis Colts. All preschoolers, kindergartners, and stuffed friends are welcome!

All Teddy Bear performances are free and open to the public. Please contact individual libraries to confirm reservations or seating procedures.

Teddy Bear Series schedule (all performances begin at 11 a.m.):

Feb. 5: Monkey’s Jungle Jam – Arts for Lawrence

April 9: The Big Note – JCPL’s Trafalgar Branch

April 30: Monkey’s Jungle Jam – Central Library

May 7: The Garden Symphony – Arts for Lawrence

May 14: The Runaway Strings – Central Library

May 21: The Giant’s Violin – JCPL’s White River Branch

June 4: The Big Note – JCPL’s Franklin Branch

June 11: The Garden Symphony – Central Library

June 18: The Runaway Strings – JCPL Clark Pleasant Branch

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About the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, at home and thriving in the heart of Indianapolis, offers an exceptional artistic and musical experience. The orchestra is open to all and dedicated to creating an inclusive and innovative experiential environment that is inspiring, educational, and welcoming. The ISO celebrates historically beloved performances while engaging audiences by introducing new voices through programming including the DeHaan Classical Series, the Printing Partners Pops Series, the holiday traditions of AES Indiana Yuletide Celebration and the popular Bank of America Film Series. For more information, visit