THE MUSIC CENTER OFFSTAGE
The Music Center Offstage is a virtual destination that takes you beyond the curtain and brings the beauty, magic and creativity of the arts into your home.
The Art of Puppets and Marionettes - Peter and the Wolf
Get a behind-the-scenes look as The Music Center on Tour artist John Chambers performs a rod puppet adaptation of Peter and the Wolf. Based on Prokofiev's famous musical work, the performance is an introduction to the sights and sounds of instruments from the orchestra.
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About Our Music Center On Tour Artist
The Art of Puppets and Marionettes was founded by Jim Gamble, an internationally respected puppet designer and performer in 1972. The company is composed of accomplished puppeteers and puppet maker and has an eclectic repertoire that includes Peter and the Wolf, Carnival of the Animals, The Nutcracker, and Hansel and Gretel. Each production features familiar classical music or an original score. Strongly committed to education, the company performs in hundreds of California schools annually and in theatres and festival throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.