Free College Concert

Every year, a free concert just for college students kicks off The Philadelphia Orchestra’s eZseatU program, where thousands of students fill Verizon Hall to experience the famous Philadelphia Sound. A post-concert party in the Kimmel Center lobby with free food and more live music completes this festive night!


Past Events

Sixth Annual Free College Concert


FREE College


Tuesday, October 15, 2013 8 PM

Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

Cristian Măcelaru Conductor
Won Suk Lee Marimba

Tchaikovsky Polonaise, from Eugene Onegin
Strauss Don Juan
Abe Prism Rhapsody, for marimba and orchestra
Falla Suite No. 2 from The Three-Cornered Hat
Ravel Bolero

Fifth Annual Free College Concert

Thursday, October 11, 2012 8 PM
Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts 

Cristian Măcelaru Conductor
Carol Jantsch Tuba

Liszt Les Préludes
Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto No. 1 (performed on tuba)
Karim Al-Zand City Scenes: Three Urban Dances for Orchestra
Prokofiev Excerpts from Romeo and Juliet


Kimmel Center Commonwealth Plaza
Complimentary food, drinks, and more live music!


Visit our Facebook page to view photos of last year’s Free College Concert event.