Graphic Design Helps Symphony Audience Understand Music

If a picture paints 1,000 words, how many musical notes can be communicated in a graphic? Here’s a really creative way to help people understand and better enjoy symphony music. I would love a guide like this, created byHannah Chan-Hartley, when I’m at the symphony.

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How the Toronto Symphony Orchestra uses graphic design to guide its audiences though its music

First two pages of listening guide for Mozart’s Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551 ‘Jupiter’. Photo: Hannah Chan-Hartley

First two pages of listening guide for Mozart’s Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551 ‘Jupiter’. Photo: Hannah Chan-Hartley

 

Detail from listening guide for Mozart’s Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551 ‘Jupiter’

Detail from listening guide for Mozart’s Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551 ‘Jupiter’

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Kim Schlossberg created Kim Schlossberg Designs to help businesses and non-profits refine their messages and get them out to the right audience, in a clear, consistent, and integrated way. She provides strategic planning, execution and coordination of marketing, branding, and design by developing a deep understanding of clients’ businesses and their goals, and serves as a trusted advisor to help them grow their businesses and brand. Kim speaks to business and non-profit groups about marketing and related topics, and publishes a well-received (but slightly irregular) newsletter.

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