Musical Petting Zoo at the Virginia Film Festival

Films come to life in part through music and sound effects. Movie soundtracks introduce characters, create moods and emphasize plot lines. Meet the instruments of a symphony orchestra one-on-one and try making sounds that remind you of your favorite movie in a hands-on Musical Instrument Petting Zoo. With help from U.Va music faculty and students from the Charlottesville Symphony, miniature Mozarts and budding Beethovens – as well as grown-ups – can hear, see, touch and play many different instruments found in the orchestra.


McIntire Department of Music
112 Old Cabell Hall
P.O. Box 400176 Charlottesville, VA 22904-4176