Elementary School Concerts

K-7 Students

These concerts provide engaging and entertaining musical discovery, with a theatrical twist! This season enjoy concerts that combine visuals with music, bringing the music to life in new ways.

Teacher’s Guide What do YOU play Study Guide
Elementary School Concerts

Life Emerging!

Grade 3-7

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The VSO’s Associate Principal Trumpet and acclaimed composer, Marcus Goddard takes us on a concert expedition as we journey across Antarctica’s varied terrains, dive with leopard seals, and dodge the ocean waves caused by a collapsing glacier with his work Life Emerging: Antarctica.


What do YOU play?

K – Grade 4

Some people play soccer, others play video games. For many of us, what we love to play is our musical instruments! Known for his fun and engaging kids concerts, conductor and host Vern Griffiths will lead us on an exploration of different musical instruments, including some that you don’t often find in a symphony. What do YOU play?

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How to Order

There are two ways to register for an Elementary School Concert:

  1. Pay in full with a credit card: Click on your preferred date and time above to create an order. Orders placed online may be reassigned to ensure that groups are seated together.
  2. To pay a deposit, or to pay via cheque or cash. Please fill out this form. Our team will get back to you to assist further with the payment process and your order.

    A non-refundable deposit of 10% is required to secure space at your preferred concert. The full balance is due no later than three weeks in advance of the performance

Please Note:

Teachers and Support Staff, we kindly request you reach out to education@vancouversymphony.ca for arrangement of your free tickets alongside your students.

Everyone in attendance will be required to purchase a ticket. To arrange complimentary tickets for babies 6 months and under, please contact education@vancouversymphony.ca

For information about the ArtStarts Cherniavsky’s Mr. Music Fund grants to schools to assist in purchasing student tickets, visit https://artstarts.com/cherniavsky


Education Department, Vancouver Symphony
500–833 Seymour Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 0G4

Safety Measures: For FAQ’s about Safety Measures, please click here and please see our information about the performance below. For a complete Communicable Disease Prevention Plan contact Education@vancouversymphony.ca

The Orpheum Theatre is a public space. Photos or Videos may be captured and used by the VSO for promotional or educational purposes. 

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