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Fiddlesticks Family Concert Series 2017-2018 Season Celebrates Fiddlesticks’ 25th Anniversary

Fiddlesticks Family Concert Series 2017-2018 Season Celebrates Fiddlesticks’ 25th Anniversary

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Fiddlesticks, the orchestra’s feline ambassador to children, have a big milestone to celebrate in the 2017-2018 season — the 25th anniversary of the Fiddlesticks Concert Series! Throughout the season, Fiddlesticks and friends will share some of Fidd’s favorite things with […]

Fiddlesticks Goes on a Musical Adventure ‘Around the World’ May 13 at Heinz Hall

Fiddlesticks Goes on a Musical Adventure ‘Around the World’ May 13 at Heinz Hall

The Fiddlesticks Family Concert Series wraps up the 2017-2018 season with “Around the World!,” a celebration of the music created in different countries  on Saturday, May 13 at 11:15 a.m. at Heinz Hall. Fiddlesticks, the orchestra’s feline musical ambassador to children, joins the musicians of […]

Fiddlesticks Family Concerts Presented by PNC Explore the Music of Pittsburgh in ‘Around the ‘Burgh’ on February 18

Fiddlesticks Family Concerts Presented by PNC Explore the Music of Pittsburgh in ‘Around the ‘Burgh’ on February 18

The Fiddlesticks Family Concert Series Presented by PNC returns with “Around the ’Burgh!,” a celebration of the music of Fiddlesticks’ hometown, Pittsburgh, on Saturday, February 18 at 11:15 a.m. at Heinz Hall. Fiddlesticks, the orchestra’s feline musical ambassador to children, joins the musicians of the […]

Community Stories: David Katz

Community Stories: David Katz

For the past 22 years, David Katz has taken his 12 grandchildren to Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Fiddlesticks Family Concert Series. The tradition began in 1994, two years after Fiddlesticks’ debut, when Katz’s eldest granddaughter was four. A lover of classical music and a lifelong fan […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announced 2016-2017 Season of Fiddlesticks Family Concerts

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announced 2016-2017 Season of Fiddlesticks Family Concerts

Today, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra proudly announced the 2016-2017 season of the fun-filled, family-friendly Fiddlesticks Family Concerts series. This season will introduce children to a world of music as Fiddlesticks, the symphony’s feline musical ambassador to children, takes audiences on a journey through music in […]

Eight Tips for Engaging Young Children with Music

Eight Tips for Engaging Young Children with Music

“I like to hear the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra because you can hear all the instruments and it gives different emotions. Music could be happy or sad, and it’s fun to hear that with a very talented symphony orchestra.” – Fiddlesticks Family Series Patron Patrons love […]

Fiddlesticks Family Concerts Presented by Macy’s Invites Families to ‘Play!’

Fiddlesticks Family Concerts Presented by Macy’s Invites Families to ‘Play!’

The 2015-2016 season of Fiddlesticks Family Concerts Presented by Macy’s concludes with a joyful celebration of play on Saturday, April 9 at 11:15 a.m. at Heinz Hall. Fiddlesticks is all about the fun that musical play can bring — whether it is playing an instrument, […]

Fiddlesticks Family Concerts Presented by Macy’s Invites Families to ‘Dance!’

Fiddlesticks Family Concerts Presented by Macy’s Invites Families to ‘Dance!’

The 2015-2016 season of Fiddlesticks Family Concerts Presented by Macy’s continues with a toe-tapping celebration of dance on Saturday, February 6 at 11:15 a.m. at Heinz Hall. Music and dance go hand-in-hand, and this concert will make you twist, stomp and spin! You won’t be […]

First Week Adventures

First Week Adventures

By Francesco Lecce-Chong, Assistant Conductor, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra It has been a terrific and busy start to my time with the PSO. I had the unusual task of leading four separate programs in four days during my first full week of concerts from October 21st to […]

Fiddlesticks Family Concerts Presented by Macy’s Invites Audiences to Sing!

Fiddlesticks Family Concerts Presented by Macy’s Invites Audiences to Sing!

The 2015-2016 season of Fiddlesticks Family Concerts Presented by Macy’s kicks off with a celebration of the human voice on Saturday, October 24 at 11:15 a.m. at Heinz Hall. One of the most versatile and exhilarating musical instruments is the human voice. Fiddlesticks and friends […]


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