The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's Department of Performing Arts in partnership with the Chattanooga Public Library's Children's Department present Symphonic Tales, a music and literacy series for young children.
Please join us in welcoming mezzo-soprano Sara Snider Schone and pianist Susan Hadden as they perform an assortment of songs from Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland, set to music by Alec Wilder. This lively performance will be followed by games and crafts.
It's all happening on Saturday, January 27 at 3:00 p.m. inside the Children's Department on the 2nd floor of the Downtown Library.
The Chattanooga Public Library is an ArtsBuild Community Arts Partner.
About Symphonic Tales
Over the last several years, Symphonic Tales has been impacting the early literacy of hundreds of children at the public library in a variety of ways:
- a heightening of general interest in and curiosity about reading and other literacy-related activities;
- improved disposition toward developing early literacy skills;
- enhanced listening skills and attention spans;
- increased sensitivity and response to musical stimuli;
- acquired familiarity with children's literature and music; and
- development of gross and fine motor skills, as well as physical coordination.