Family Tunes & Tales

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Benjamin L Hooks Central Library

Bartlett branch library

Cordova Branch Library

Germantown Community Library

Lucius E. and Elsie C. Burch, Jr. Library (Collierville)


Family Tunes and Tales is a fun, free, and exciting way to get your children engaged in reading and music! Designed for 3-8 year-olds, this is the perfect opportunity for your young children to learn and experience firsthand how music and stories fit together. See the instrument families of the orchestra – string, brass, winds and percussion – in five small ensembles that rotate performances at a library near you. During each event, parents and children will learn about the instruments and hear a musical storybook reading.  You can bring your children to every concert at your local library and see a different ensemble every time, absolutely free!


Unless otherwise indicated performances begin at 11:00 a.m. on Saturdays

Saturday, November 7http://www.memphislibrary.org/events/http://www.cordovalibrary.org/events-and-programs, 2015

String Quartet - Central Library
Kinder Ensemble- Cordova Library
Percusion- Germantown Library
Brass Quintet- Bartlett Library
Woodwind Quintet- Collierville Library


Saturday, December 19, 2015

Percussion- Cordova Library
String Quartet- Germantown Library
Woodwind Quintet- Bartlett Library
Kinder Ensemble - Collierville Library
Brass Quintet- Central Library

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Brass Quintet - Germantown Library
Kinder Ensemble- Bartlett Library
Percussion- Collierville Library
Woodwind Quintet- Central Library
String Quartet- Cordova Library

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Percussion- Bartlett Library
String Quartet- Collierville Library
Kinder Ensemble- Central Library
Brass Quintet- Cordova Library
Woodwind Quintet- Germantown Library

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Brass Quintet- Collierville Library
Percussion- Central Library
Woodwind Quintet- Cordova Library
Kinder Ensemble- Germantown Library
String Quartet- Bartlett Library


Stories and Ensembles

Brass Quintet - Mustache Baby by Bridget Heos
Woodwind Quintet
- Giraffes Can't Dance by Giles Andreae
String Quartet
- The Man with the Violin by Kathy Stinson
Kinder Trio - Acoustic Rooster and his Barnyard Band by Kwame Alexander
Percussion - Drum Dream Girl by Margarita Engle



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