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 22, 2015 - The Wild, Wild West

Sunday, February 21, 2016 - Celebrate Black History

Sunday, April 3, 2016 - Peter and the Wolf and Friends


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

Discovery Family Series Sunday Concerts


Celebrate Black History

Sunday, February 21, 2016

In addition to orchestral arrangements, this concert features the evolution of the African American influence in America, including Blues, Jazz, Gospel and rap. Join us for a celebration of this uniquely American Music!       

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Peter and the Wolf and Friends
Sunday, April 3, 2016

A classic for all generations; get to know all the sounds of the instruments in the orchestra as you follow the story of Peter and the Wolf, plus a few surprises with other forest friends that are sure to please.

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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...

The Wild, Wild West
Sunday, November 22, 2015

Oklahoma is home to some of the greatest western and native music anywhere. This concert features familiar music from Native inspirations to Western trail rides and more. Come dressed in your favorite western wear!