The city of Gorky. People's Artist of the RSFSR, composer Kasyanov reads the poster. The student of the Gorky Conservatory M. Gorobtsova plays the piano at the Philharmonic. The building of the Gorky children's home for musical and artistic education of children. Children in the classroom, play musical instruments, do household chores: wash, sew, embroider, iron things. Teacher with children in the library. Director of the orphanage N.F. Antonova talks with children, reads letters from former pupils, with children at the Council of the orphanage. Children in the summer at the dacha: play volleyball, small towns, feed birds, sing.