Elementary School Concerts

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Sponsor (EDU) - Telus ESC

Sponsor (EDU) - Industrial Alliance

Sponsor (ESC) - Pan American Silver

Each season up to 35,000 students from over 400 schools and homeschools attend the Vancouver Symphony's Elementary School Concerts. An entertaining combination of orchestral music, theatre and video technology, the VSO school concerts provide students from kindergarten to grade 7 with a fun, educational and interactive live music experience.

Announcing the 2018-2019 Elementary School Concerts!

Please Note: We will be accepting orders paid in full, or with a non-refundable deposit of 10% from September 4, 2018.

1819 ESC Concert - VSO’s Greatest HitsVSO’s Greatest Hits
Intermediate Concert:
Grades 4 to 7
November 14, 15, 16
10:00am and 12:00pm daily

William Rowson, conductor

Come celebrate the classics with the VSO! This concert is full of symphonic chart-toppers and treasures of the orchestral repertoire. With masterworks by composers including Mozart, Beethoven, and Tchaikovsky, learn why these musical pillars have earned a permanent place in our orchestral hall of fame.

1819 ESC Concert - Peter and the WolfPeter and the Wolf
Primary Concert:
Kindergarten to Grade 3
March 6, 7, 8
10:00am and 12:00pm daily

William Rowson, conductor

Join us for Sergei Prokofiev's enchanting orchestral tale, Peter and the Wolf, as well as other beloved symphonic stories. Learn about how different instruments can bring characters to life and how an orchestra can take us on a magical, musical adventure!

These concerts feature several supportive features to enhance the experience:

  • Video screens, located on both sides of the Orpheum stage, integrate into the theatrical element of our concerts and provide students with close-up shots of the orchestra, conductor, and guests as they perform.
  • Study Guides, track downloads and bonus features, designed to prepare you and your students for the concerts, are free online. We encourage you to take full advantage of the free downloads. If you do require a hardcopy, they are available to purchase for $19.95 each.
  • Online ordering – fast, secure booking option.

An inside look at the VSO’s Elementary School Concerts, with thanks to TELUS, our premier education partner.

Teachers click here here for answers to the most frequently asked questions about attending an Elementary School Concert.


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