Composer, teacher and performer Doctor Noize teams up with orchestras large and small to interactively inspire kids and newcomers to explore the worlds of classical music and the symphony in the hippest, most inclusive way imaginable.

The symphony concerts we performed with Doctor Noize were spectacular! I have never seen kids respond with so much enthusiasm to a classical music concert. He’s fun, funny and irreverent. His gift for inspiring kids is unparalleled.

Award-winning composer, teacher and performer Doctor Noize graduated with Distinction and Honors studying classical music at Stanford, but don’t let that fool you — his Symphony Shows are crazy, interactive fun.  Audiences sing, dance and connect with the orchestra, and leave wanting to explore more. Two programs are offered:  Phineas McBoof Crashes the Symphony, from the acclaimed musical recording of the same name, and Doctor Noize Goes Bananas!, taking kids on a tour of music history to decide that the future of orchestral music is gonna be a wild ride.

But... are these shows are impactful beyond the spectacle?  Pictured is Eric Whitmer, chosen from 1,000 kids at a Doctor Noize Symphony Show in Chico, CA to come onstage and learn to conduct the orchestra on the spot.  Eight years later, Eric contacted Doctor Noize.  He said he had learning differences, and decided, on that day, he would go to a top college and join an orchestra.  Eric graduated from a Top 15 academic school and became the timpanist in the very orchestra Doctor Noize brought him up to conduct as a kid:

I still credit Dr. Noize as being one of the foundational experiences in my musical journey… Truly your program changes lives! Who knows what I’d be majoring in at Vanderbilt if not for Phineas McBoof!  I’m majoring in percussion performance with a minor in business, focusing on arts administration and sustainability… Whoo boy that’s a mouthful!

Eric Whitmer

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Orchestral music is the most adventurous and colorful music in the world.  Kids and newcomers are the most adventurous and colorful audience in the world, because their minds are not yet made up.  As young fine arts audiences in the digital age are increasingly elusive, it’s imperative that those of us who want to preserve the art form we love design and perform symphony shows that specifically appeal to new audiences.

Doctor Noize
Upcoming Events

Date City Venue
Thursday 07/18/24 Lone Tree, CO Doctor Noize Inc.
The worldwide release of Doctor Noize’s song collaboration with 5-Time Grammy nominee and kindie music legend Justin Roberts, “I’m Listening.” The song also features Justin’s wife Anna Steinhoff on cello and Latin Grammy nominee Flor Bromley’s daughter Isabella Mass on vocals. The single and video will be released today. The video has illustrations by Riley Max and is directed and edited by Sidney Cullinan.
Friday 07/19/24 Palo Alto, CA Magical Bridge Foundation Summer Concert Series
Time: 6:00pm. Palo Alto Summer Concert Series… The Doc returns to the Magical Bridge in his old home stomping grounds! A great place for a concert and a great concert series he’s played before.
Monday 08/12/24 Natrona County, WY Natrona County Public Library — Main Branch
Weeklong Wyoming Tour! 15 Shows!!! Details TBA.
Monday 08/12/24 Natrona County, WY Natrona County Public Library — Main Branch
Time: 10:00am. Show #1 at one of the Doc’s favorite communities in the world.
Monday 08/12/24 Natrona County, WY Natrona County Public Library — Main Branch
Time: 3:00pm. Show #3!
Tuesday 08/13/24 Natrona County, WY Natrona County Public Library — Main Branch
Time: 10:00am. Morning Party!
Tuesday 08/13/24 Natrona County, WY Natrona County Public Library — Main Branch
Time: 1:00pm. Yes-haw!
Tuesday 08/13/24 Casper, WY Casper Family YMCA
Time: 3:30pm. Y-M-C-A!!!
Wednesday 08/14/24 Lone Tree, CO Doctor Noize Inc.
The worldwide release of Doctor Noize’s song collaboration with this year’s Children’s Music Grammy winners 123 Andrés, “Juntos.” The song also features Doctor Noize’s wife Janette on vocals and recording artist Levi Randolph on violin. The single and video will be released today. The video is directed and edited by Sidney Cullinan.
Wednesday 08/14/24 Natrona County, WY Natrona County Public Library — Main Branch
Time: 10:00am. Banana.
Wednesday 08/14/24 Natrona County, WY Natrona County Public Library — Main Branch
Time: 1:00pm. Juntos!
Wednesday 08/14/24 Casper, WY Casper Recreation Center
Time: 3:30pm. Party at the Rec Center!
Thursday 08/15/24 Natrona County, WY Natrona County Public Library — Main Branch
Time: 10:00am. Party like it’s 1999.
Thursday 08/15/24 Natrona County, WY Natrona County Public Library — Main Branch
Time: 1:00pm. Best dancer gets a free book or CD.
Thursday 08/15/24 Casper, WY Boys & Girls Club
Time: 3:30pm. Party at the Boys & Girls Club!
Friday 08/16/24 Natrona County, WY Natrona County Public Library — Main Branch
Time: 10:00am. Are You Awesome???
Friday 08/16/24 Natrona County, WY Natrona County Public Library — Main Branch
Time: 1:00pm. Do your best Monster Dance.
Friday 08/16/24 Natrona County, WY Natrona County Public Library — Main Branch
Time: 3:00pm. Farewell to Wyoming concert for this summer tour.
Tuesday 08/20/24 Arapahoe County, CO Arapahoe Libraries
Time: 4:00pm. A full Doctor Noize Live! Virtual Show for the entire Arapahoe Library system. Please note this is *not* an in-person show — it will be streamed live to Library patrons! More TBA!
Friday 08/30/24 Lone Tree, CO Doctor Noize Inc.
The worldwide release of The Microphone & Doctor Noize’s album “Mood Food.” It’s a sonic party by two guys trying to relive their childhoods a little bit and injecting more than a little fun into all of our lives… never grow up, people, never grow up!
Monday 09/09/24 - Tuesday 11/26/24 Palo Alto, CA Palo Alto Children’s Theatre
Doctor Noize has been commissioned to write another musical for the amazing PACT, and will be doing so during this time. It’s an updated version of “Sleeping Beauty!”
Tuesday 09/10/24 Lone Tree, CO Doctor Noize Inc.
The worldwide release of Doctor Noize’s single and video with The Microphone Doctors, “Lemonade.” It describes a simple life approach of both fun and philosophy by two guys who’ve needed to make a little lemonade out of lemons regarding their childhoods. The video is directed and edited by Sidney Cullinan, and make no doubt about it, our costumes are super funky.
Saturday 09/28/24 Broomfield, CO Prospect Ridge Academy
Time: 3:00pm. The Doc rocks a race today!
Wednesday 10/02/24 - Friday 10/04/24 Steamboat Springs, CO Strings Music Pavilion
Doctor Noize will be the Artist In Residence at Strings Music Festival for the second year in a row! He’ll compose and produce songs with kids, and play shows that include those songs.
Thursday 10/03/24 Lone Tree, CO Doctor Noize Inc.
The worldwide release of Doctor Noize’s single and video with The Microphone Doctors, “Chicken! (Don’t Cross The Road).” It is insane. And insanely funny. So don’t be chicken… go watch it. The video is directed and edited by Sidney Cullinan, and make no doubt about it, our costumes are supa DUPA funky!!!
Friday 10/04/24 Steamboat Springs, CO Strings Music Pavilion
Time: 7:00pm. Doctor Noize returns to the main stage of one of his favorite venues in the world to perform an “I’m Listening” duo show with his friend and 5-time Grammy nominee Justin Roberts. A video of a brand new single by the two artists will be partially filmed at the concert. Don’t miss this unforgettable show.
Wednesday 11/06/24 - Friday 11/08/24 Steamboat Springs, CO Strings Music Pavilion
Doctor Noize returns to Strings and Steamboat for the second stay of his 2024 residency as Artist In Residence at Strings Musical Festival. He’ll complete production of a brand new song written with student musicians in Steamboat!
Saturday 12/28/24 - Wednesday 01/01/25 Charleston, SC Renaissance Weekend
The Doc returns to Renaissance Weekend to present, perform, talk and learn.
Saturday 04/05/25 Parker, CO Schoolhouse Theatre At Mainstreet
Time: 10:00am. The Doc returns to the Schoolhouse Theatre in a concert sponsored by the PACE Center.

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