Adventures in Music is a comprehensive program designed to introduce students in grades 4 – 6 to the wonderful world of symphonic music. The musical event of the year for more than 16,000 Manitoba students, this exciting program showcases a variety of styles of music and provides opportunities for students and teachers to perform on stage with the WSO through movement and song as well as string and recorder ensembles. A curriculum-based Study Guide with wide-ranging lesson plans and activities is provided to teachers upon registration to introduce the concert repertoire and the orchestra to students in the classroom and prepare them for a truly exciting experience.
Music in Motion
Students will explore the world of music through movement and dance!
In this reimagining of a popular program, students will discover how music inspires dance, imagery, movies and movement. Featuring an aerial artist, a variety of dance ensembles and styles, and student performers in movement, string and recorder ensembles, this concert will be a thrilling experience in music and movement for everyone!
- Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 1:00p·
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 10:30am (sold out)
- Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 1:00pm
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 10:30am (sold out)
- Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 1:00pm
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 10:30am (sold out)
- Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 1:00pm
- Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 10:30am
- Mercredi le 25 avril, 2018 13h00 (en Français)
Location: Manitoba Centennial Concert Hall, 555 Main St. Winnipeg
Freedman: Oiseaux Exotiques Suite: Conga
Warlock: Capriole Suite: Basse Danse, Pavanne & Mattachins – featuring student movement, string & recorder ensembles
Wagner: Ride of the Valkyries – featuring student artwork
Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake: Waltz – featuring dancers from Shelley Shearer School of Dance
Stafylakis: Something Wicked – Student Composition Project
Haydn: Clock Symphony: 2nd movement – featuring student movement ensembles
Glière: Russian Sailor Dance – featuring Romanetz Ukrainian Dance Ensemble
Debussy: En bateau – featuring Momentum Aerial
Carrabre: Creation Stories: In the Beginning – featuring Cory Campbell, drum singer & Melvin Starr, hoop dancer
Smetana: Furiant – featuring student movement ensemble
Williams: Scherzo for X-Wings
Ravel: Bolero – featuring student movement ensembles
Early Bird Offer
Submit your order for Adventures in Music with payment by Friday, October 27, 2017 and pay only $6.25 per student!
- June 30, 2017 – Bach to School eligibility deadline
- September 20, 2017 – Listening Workshop registration deadline
- September 27, 2017 – Adventures in Music Listening Workshop
- October 27, 2017 – Early bird order deadline
The WSO is proud to partner with the Manitoba Orff Chapter to present Listening Workshops on Wednesday, September 27 and Thursday, September 28, 2017. Come prepared to dance, sing and laugh as presenters introduce the concert repertoire through recordings and presentations of the corresponding lesson plans.
Wednesday’s session will cover the upcoming Musical Discoveries program, The Twins & the Monster! Thursday’s session will highlight the Adventures in Music Music in Motion program for the upcoming season.
Location: Louis Riel School Division Board Office, 900 St Mary’s Road (Legacy Centre Room)
- 2017-18 Adventures in Music Brochure
- 2017-18 Adventures in Music Order Form
- 2017 Listening Workshop Registration Form
Program Inquiries: Brent Johnson, Education and Community Engagement Manager at (204) 949-3967 or e-mail for more information.
Order, Seating & Payment Inquiries: Please email, fax, or drop off your order form at the WSO Box Office, c/o Theresa Huscroft (Group Events Representative) at (204) 949-3995 or e-mail for more information.