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Picture the Music

Where will the music lead your students’ imaginations? Picture the Music invites students grades K-6 to discover orchestral music and respond with paintings and drawings that express creative thought and emotion. This season, students explore Waltz from Khachaturian's Masquerade Suite


Celebrate our 2020 Picture the Music Finalists!

This season, 66 schools and more than 12,200 students participated in the free competition. 407 submissions were reviewed, and from this group 100 finalists representing 42 schools were selected. Finalists will be honored at a special awards ceremony at Powell Hall on March 4, and their works are featured in a traveling exhibition. 

To see a complete list of the Top 100 finalists, click here.


2020 Participation Information

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Picture the Music is presented by the St. Louis Symphony Volunteer Association and sponsored by


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