LIVE Music Programs

All performances are at the Historic Balboa Theatre, Downtown

Two shows each day - 9:45am or 11:30am All shows are 45 minutes long. Join the Classics Philharmonic Orchestra, Conductor Dana Zimbric, special guests from Southwestern College Mariachi Garibaldi, and Folklorico dancers for a celebration of music from Mexico. Designed for students in grades K-5, the music selections focus on works by Mexican composers, original [...]

In-Person Concert: Ferdinand the Bull

March 2, 2023 - March 3, 2023

Two shows each day - 9:45am or 11:30am All shows are 45 minutes long. Join us for this musical adaptation of Munro Leaf’s iconic tale and captivating Spanish music. Experience this lovable character and his story promoting peace, self-acceptance, and appreciation of nature, this anti-bullying message is brought to life by the dynamic Malashock Dance! [...]

In-Person Concert: Nature’s Music

May 18, 2023 - May 19, 2023

Two shows each day - 9:45 am or 11:30 am All shows are 45 minutes long. This concert features guest science educators from The Living Coast Discovery Center to enhance education through STEAM concepts. This educational performance will teach students about local animal biology, the physics of their sounds, and the importance of preserving their [...]

Classics 4 Kids’ programs comply with all safety protocols outlined by the California Department of Public Health for COVID. Effective April 1st, 2022:

  • Facial coverings are strongly encouraged.
  • Vaccine or negative COVID test are strongly recommended, but not required.
  • Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the venue.

Classics 4 Kids will re-adjust these protocols as appropriate and in accordance with public health guidance.