Family Series
 Sundays at 2pm

Share the joy of music with the children in your life. Each one-hour concert is designed to entertain and educate youngsters ages 4 to 13 years. These concerts set children on the path to a life-long love of music.

Sundays at 2:00 p.m. at the OKC Civic Center
 Join the pre-concert FUN at 1:00 p.m. in the lobby! Instrument Playground, Conductor's Corner, meet the performers and more. Free with ticket purchase.

 3-concert Season Tickets = $21
 Single ticket per concert = $9
 General Admission

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Sunday, February 25, 2018

Sunday, April 8, 2018


Join the Kid's Club!

Add the Kid's Club to your Discovery Subscription -- Only $18:

  1. Club membership card
  2. T-shirt
  3. Quarterly newsletter
  4. a gift at every concert
  5. a birthday card in the mail

Call us at 405-TICKETS :: 842-5387 for membership information.

E.L. and Thelma Gaylord Foundation Presents the Discovery Family Series

Conductor Matthew Troy

Matthew Thomas Troy is the Artistic Director & Conductor of the Piedmont Wind Symphony in North Carolina and the Education Conductor for the Oklahoma City Philharmonic, where he conducts the Discovery Series, Educational Concert Series, Link Up Concerts, and leads outreach efforts and performances.  He also served as the Associate Conductor of the Winston-Salem Symphony from 2008 - 2014.

In the summer of 2015 Troy was selected to serve as the Conductor of the Cannon Music Camp where he also performed with the faculty string ensemble. Troy has conducted orchestras across the country including the Rochester Philharmonic, North Carolina Symphony, Portland Symphony, Greensboro Symphony, Salisbury Symphony, Carolina Chamber Symphony, Kensington Consort, Philharmonia of Greensboro, Gate City Camerata, Triad Chamber Music Society and the UNC School of the Arts Symphony.

Troy has previously held positions as conductor of the Fibonacci Chamber Orchestra, the Wake Forest University Orchestra and the Salisbury Youth Orchestra.  Additionally, Troy has previously taught on the faculties of Wake Forest University andthe University of North Carolina School of the Arts, and will teach at UNC-Greensboro in the Spring of 2016.

Troy is excited to serve as the Conductor for the 2016 Oklahoma All-State Orchestra in Tulsa in January. Troy earned a bachelor’s degree in music at UNC-Greensboro as violist, where he also completed his master’s degree in orchestral conducting.  In addition to his conducting engagements, Troy also keeps a very active schedule as a public speaker and in his free time, he enjoys reading, studying new music, traveling, and singing.


Earlier This Season...

Discovery 1 | Phil's Feathered and Furry Friends Sunday, November 5, 2017 2pm

Join Phil the Penguin for a musical menagerie that spotlights his closest friends. From kitty cats to graceful swans, and the Pink Panther to lion cubs, even dinosaurs and sharks seem friendly when you meet them with music!  Join the fun as the fur flies in this magical musical-zoo of an experience.

Discovery 2 | Pirates, Sailors, and the Sea 
Sunday, February 25, 2018 2pm  

Argh me Maties! Ride on the rollin', raging, ruckus, musical tide as we meet sailors, pirates and ships a plenty. Plus don't ya miss the visitors form under the sea (or as we like to say, Davey Jones' Locker) in this seafaring, musical booty of an adventure for mates and lasses!

Discovery 3 | Super Kids and Superheroes
Sunday, April 8, 2018 2pm  

From super kids who inspire with their talent, to heroes whose superhuman abilities save the day, come celebrate music that unites us all, and makes everyone feel ten feet tall. Join the Phil and special guests including El Sistema Oklahoma as well as Canterbury Youth Voices, as we perform music ranging from Bizet and Mozart, to Superman and The Incredibles... this will be a SUPER concert!

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