Novack Concert for Kids: Festival Orchestra Napa

Conducted by Ming Luke

Napa Valley College Performing Arts Center  |  Napa

Open to school groups only. Contact Festival Napa Valley's Education Department to confirm attendance.

Elementary and middle school groups are invited to discover what makes an orchestra so special. Ming Luke guest conducts Festival Orchestra Napa in a fun and informative concert of favorites by Beethoven, Mozart, Grieg, Marquez, Gershwin, and more, showcasing the full range of instruments in an orchestra while introducing young audience members to the various elements of music including dynamics, tempo, texture, and form.

Event will include a pre-concert Instrument "Petting Zoo" presented in collaboration with the Napa Valley College Music Department and Napa Valley Education Foundation's Music Connection program.



Ming Luke
Ming Luke

Ming Luke is a versatile conductor who has excited audiences around the world. He has been recognized nationally for his work in music education and has served on grant panels for the National Endowment of the Arts and the Grants and Cultural Committee of the Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission.



Napa Valley College Performing Arts Center

Napa Valley College Performing Arts Center is dedicated to theater and music instruction and performance. It offers professional quality theater in a college setting, featuring a five-show season as well as acting, music and production courses led by industry professionals. It is the official home of Frost School at Festival Napa Valley's Blackburn Music Academy.

Napa Valley College Performing Arts Center