National Symphony Orchestra

NSO Family Concert: Girl Power!

Concert Hall

Audiences young and old are invited to join the NSO at a special showcase of fierce female composers, conductors, and performers. Ages 5+

Sun. Feb. 16, 2020

upcoming dates

  • Sun. Feb. 16, 2020 2p.m.

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    Sensory Friendly Student Rush
  • Sun. Feb. 16, 2020 4p.m.

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    Student Rush

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    $15.00 – $18.00

NSO Girl Power


Celebrate the spirit of female artists.

Bring the whole family and experience the exciting, engaging, and enriching world of symphonic music. Marking 100 years since the 19th Amendment gave women the right to vote, Girl Power! will feature Jennifer Higdon's Amazing Grace, Pinar Toprak's Theme from Captain Marvel, and much more!

Michelle Merrill, conductor/host

Marissa Regni, musician soloist/host

Alina Maldonado, host

Most enjoyed by age 5 and up. All patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket.

Come early for a Musical Instrument "Petting Zoo"
Starting one hour before the 2 & 4 p.m. performances on Sun., Feb. 16, hands-on activities let children get up close with the instruments they'll see played on the stage.

Sun., Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. is a sensory-friendly performance.
Sensory-friendly performances are designed to create a performing arts experience that is welcoming to all families, including those with children with autism or other sensory sensitivities. If you order these performances and do not require these Accessibility accommodations, your family is still very much welcome to attend.

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Bank of America is the Presenting Sponsor of Performances for Young Audiences.


NSO Family Concerts are made possible in part by the generous support of Dr. Gary Mather and Ms. Christina Co Mather.

This project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Additional support for the NSO Family Concerts is provided by A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation; The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation; Anne and Chris Reyes; an endowment from the Ryna and Melvin Cohen Family Foundation; and the Volunteer Council of the National Symphony Orchestra.

Generous support is also provided by the U.S. Department of Education.

Major support for educational programs at the Kennedy Center is provided by David M. Rubenstein through the Rubenstein Arts Access Program.

Terms and Conditions

All events and artists subject to change without prior notice.

All ticket prices are subject to change based on demand. Purchase early to lock in prices and the best seats!

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