Each season, musicians from the Erie Philharmonicvisit local elementary schools and learning centers presenting hands-on, Instrumental Petting Zoos.  This interactive class will give all participating students the opportunity to physically touch, feel and play a variety of orchestral instruments.

On Friday, May 27th, four musicians from the Philharmonic along with Executive Director Steve Weiser presented an instrumental petting zoo to hundreds of students from the Barber National Institute.

On Saturday, November 7th, members of the Erie Philharmonic presented an Instrumental Petting Zoo at the Experience Children's Museum as part of their Fall Erie Arts and Culture celebration!