Jim Stephenson’s popular “Compose Yourself!” – composed in 2002 for the Naples Philharmonic – is a 50-minute showcase for symphony orchestra, designed to introduce young audiences to the wonders of the orchestra. Additionally, it engages them in the compositional process, resulting in a unique world premiere created each and every performance.
Supremely crafted and well-paced, Compose Yourself! delights the students with bottle-music, hosaphones, snake-charming oboes, powerful trumpets, and more, always educating, and always entertaining, so that the children are learning, loving, and laughing about classical music throughout the event.
Additional options include:
- colorful banners.
- video powerpoint.
- teachers’ guides.
- lighting and tech cues to allow for an array of possibilities per the needs of the orchestra.
An interactive, educational and entertaining show designed to introduce children of all ages to the instruments of the symphony orchestra.
Hose instruments for the brass demonstration are included with the purchase of a set of parts.
Set of 15 custom made stand banners, one for each instrument of the ensemble needed for Compose Yourself. Each banner made from costume satin, and attachable by magnets or clips. Please allow 6 weeks for delivery.