Lansing Symphony StudentAccess
StudentAccess is Lansing Symphony Orchestra’s newest education program. The program was developed to encourage youth attendance and broaden the LSO audience by lowering student ticket prices to $14 for all MasterWorks concerts and offering a Student Night event once per semester. Student Night at the LSO will include free food, fun giveaways, and interacting with guest artists, LSO musicians, and staff.
The LSO is seeking middle school, high school, and college students with an interest in music, marketing, and the arts scene in Greater Lansing to lead the program as Student Ambassadors.
Student Ambassador Criteria
• Must be a college, high school, or middle school student in Ingham, Eaton, or Clinton county as of August 2018.
• Must have access to a computer and have at least one social media account (Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, etc.) to promote performances and events.
Student Ambassador Expectations
• Must be willing and able to attend one meeting per month from September 2018 – May 2019.
• Must attend and assist with both Student Night events: November 15, 2018 and March 30, 2019.
• Must be willing to distribute posters and brochures.
• Be informed and able to speak about Lansing Symphony’s programs (training will be provided).
• Find new ways to engage younger audiences.
Student Ambassador Benefits
• 2 free tickets for each LSO MasterWorks concert
• Free LSO merchandise
• Develop leadership skills
• Hands-on marketing experience
• Behind the scenes insight to a well-established arts organization
How to become a Student Ambassador
• Complete the LSO Student Ambassador Program application. A parent or legal guardian must sign for any student under the age of 18.
• Submit a letter of recommendation from a person who is not a parent or legal guardian of the applicant (e.g., teacher, school counselor, principal, etc.) OR 2 references with contact information (name, phone number, email).
• Submit a completed media release form.
All applications must be Typed or Printed Legibly and received by Friday, August 24, 2018 at 5:00 pm and can be sent by mail, or email to:
Submit an application by mail or email
ATTN: Anastasia Bonotto
Lansing Symphony Orchestra
104 S. Washington Sq. Ste. 300
Lansing, MI 48933
Applicants will be notified of acceptance into the program by Friday, August 31, 2018 and will be expected to attend two activities each month beginning with the orientation meeting on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the LSO office (104 S. Washington Sq. Ste. 300, Lansing, MI 48933). If ambassadors miss 3 events, their spot in the program will be reconsidered.