Every week, a different section of the MSFO comes to Children’s School and teaches a new instrument to the children. The purpose is to introduce the instruments to the children at a young age.
“Three little kittens lost their mittens” at the Children’s School this week, as the kids on Wythe Avenue enjoyed five mornings full of storytelling.
Standing as one of the tallest instruments in music, the 6-foot double bass still knows how to get low — in pitch.
Distinguished bassist Curtis Burris, the School of Music’s strings chair, leads the Music School Festival Orchestra’s bass section in its student recital from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday in McKnight Hall.
“They’re the basis of the orchestra,” Burris said about his seven bassists. “They’re the foundation.”