Education Concerts

Education and Outreach concerts for students from kindergarten through grade 6 to experience live music.

The Victoria Symphony’s Education and Outreach concerts are designed for students in kindergarten through Grade 6 in Victoria, Saanich, Sooke, Gulf Islands and Cowichan school districts as well as in independent and home schools.

These concerts are specifically designed to provide fun, accessible and engaging experiences while exposing students to the wonders of live classical music. Over 5,000 elementary school students on lower Vancouver Island attend these concerts!

2024 Victoria Symphony Education Concerts are now at full capacity

Concert Dates: Thursday, February 22, 2024 – 11:00 am and 12:30 pm & Friday, February 23, 2024 – 11:00 am and 12:30 pm

Location: Farquhar Auditorium, UVic

Cost: $6.00 per student, with no charge for teachers or adult chaperones.
**If you are interested in participating, but are facing financial challenges, please get in touch. It’s important to us that all students have access to this opportunity, and we look forward to finding ways that we can support you.

This year’s program is titled “Birds We Have Known” and features eight different orchestral works, each supported by lesson plans created by award-winning Orff specialist Marcelline Moody.

Please visit our Teacher Resources page for lesson plans and more information.

This programme is suitable for all Elementary school students and first year of Middle School, KG through Grade 6.

We can’t wait to share this wonderful music with you and your students!

If you have any questions or would like to register to attending a concert please contact Soile Stratkauskas at

Registration is on a first come first served basis.

This program is underwritten in part by generous gifts from a private foundation, the John H. & Margery M. McEown Trust for the Performing Arts, and the Sunflower Fund, and supported in perpetuity by a gift from Beverly Unger.