Student matinee Series

Connect children, teachers, and schools with the performing arts in deep and meaningful ways.  Together, we bring performances to Vermont that both complement school curriculum, and introduce students to new worlds.

School requests please complete this form. For more information about student matinee opportunities, or if you have questions, please contact Julianne Nickerson, MSW, Director of Education, at 802.760.4637 or jnickerson@sprucepeakarts.org.

Homeschool groups/ parents: purchase tickets by clicking the event titles linked below. 

Mountainfilm On Tour: Stowe

Week of Feb 12: To make arrangements, Julianne Nickerson, MSW, Director of Education, at 802.760.4637 or jnickerson@sprucepeakarts.org.

Mountainfilm’s mission is to use the power of film, art and ideas to inspire audiences to create a better world. As a primary element of this mission, our student programs offer engaging content featuring inspiring stories to ignite the imagination and broaden perspectives

The Pharez Whitted Ensemble Presented in Collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Center

Thursday, April 18, 9AM 

With his dynamic and soulful trumpet playing, Pharez Whitted Ensemble performs in collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Center. Jazz at Lincoln Center is a world-renowned institution that celebrates the rich history and vibrant diversity of jazz music. With a mission to entertain, enrich and expand a global community for jazz through performance, education and advocacy, Jazz at Lincoln Center has become a cultural icon in the music industry.

Maddog and Me: Bullying and the Power of Kindness by David Gonsalez

Tuesday, May 14, 10AM

This inspiring mix of world tales/fables and personal stories addresses the culture of cruelty in our society. Through fables, myths, and stories from his own life growing up in a rough neighborhood, David Gonzalez looks at the roles of bully, victim, and bystander and offers insights for cultivating compassionate relationships and communities.

BKLBOK – Neo-Classical Piano Prodigy

Thursday, May 30, 11AM 

The uniquely gifted BLKBOK, a neo-classical piano prodigy from Detroit who uses his dexterous arrangements and melodic scores to audibly illustrate experience, that of his own, and his community’s across pivotal moments in American history.

Ada Twist, Scientist and Friends

Tuesday, June 4,  9 AM and 11 AM

Ms. Greer’s classroom includes three inquisitive out-of-the-box thinkers. Ada Twist’s curiosity can lead her to solve any problem. Iggy Peck has a relentless passion for architecture. And Rosie Revere has big dreams. A fun musical based on the books Ada Twist, Scientist; Rosie Revere, Engineer; and Iggy Peck, Architect by Andrea Beaty, which spotlights the STEM curriculum (focusing on science, technology, engineering and math). Grades K-4