Explore extremes in music!

Through a variety of engaging online activities, this site will allow students to explore extremes in several key elements of music, while listening to musical selections from the Xploring Xtremes concert performed by the world-renowned National Symphony Orchestra (NSO)!

This Xploring Xtremes Interactive site also includes an informative set of Cuesheet performance guides for students and teachers, and a unique opportunity to Meet the Conductor.

Click on Getting Started to begin the interactive listening activities; or visit the Concert Program page to listen to clips of music performed during the NSO concert. Teachers, for suggestions on how to use this site, visit the Teacher Guide.


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