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Osmo Vänskä /// Music Director

Student and Educator Discounts


Select a category from the list below to see a variety of programs and discount ticket options designed especially for students, educators and families with young listeners.

Student and educator discounts:

College and high school students

Student programs

Create Your Own student series

$12 Tickets — for students only! Students of all ages (with valid ID) can mix and match 3 or more performances.

Rush tickets

No need to wait for student rush, $12 tickets are available online for many concerts. The same concerts are also available for same-day box office rush.

Student group tickets

Groups of 10 or more students qualify for $12 student group tickets.

U of M offers

Special discount offers are available each month to students and faculty of the University of Minnesota.

Student Ambassadors

Represent the Minnesota Orchestra on your campus! Student Ambassadors are highly motivated, self-sufficient students that help spread the word about student discounts. Ambassadors can add their Ambassador experience to their resumes and have the opportunity to work directly with Minnesota Orchestra staff and musicians.


Music educators

Teacher programs


U of M offers

Special discount offers are available each month to students and faculty of the University of Minnesota.

Educators: Create Your Own series

As a token of our appreciation for music educators, take 25% off the purchase of any Create Your Own series with coupon code EDUCATOR20. Series tickets will be held at Will Call for you to pick up prior to (or at) the first concert in your series package. A valid ID from your educational institution is required to receive your tickets.


Families with young children

Family programs

Family concerts

Explore the magical world of music with family-friendly concerts at Orchestra Hall.

Young People’s concerts

Educational and engaging performances for schools, homeschools and families.

Young Listener tickets

Young Listener tickets (age 6-17) can be added to most adult subscription purchases for as low as $12 each in select price sections. Simply select the number of Young Listener seats when selecting your adult price level.

Kinder Konzerts

Four and five-year-olds are introduced to classical music with these fun and innovative concerts sponsored by Friends of the Minnesota Orchestra.

Create Your Own family series

Attending more than one family concert? Consider a family Create Your Own Series.