Adventures in Music is a comprehensive program designed to introduce students in grades 4 – 6 to the amazing world of symphonic music. This adventure is the musical event of the year for over 14,000 Manitoba students; showcasing a variety of styles of music and providing opportunities for students and teachers to perform on stage with the WSO in student movement ensembles, as well as in string and recorder ensembles. A curriculum-based Study Guide with wide-ranging lesson plans and activities in both official languages 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. Adventures in Music is presented in both official languages.


Grades 4-6

Join our adventure to explore the fascinating world of music and art!

Adventures in Music: Avengers of the Lost Art

Bring your students to Centennial Concert Hall to help the WSO and our resident superhero, Captain Manitoba, avenge some clever art thieves. Together we will explore the fascinating relationship between music and art through story with excerpts from Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition along with some other really super musical selections. This year’s adventure will be made even more exciting with performances by Canadian children’s entertainer Mr. Mark, professional dancers, a live painting on-stage and student movement, recorder and string ensembles, and of course the full WSO!

  • Monday, May 17, 2021 @ 1:00pm
  • Tuesday, May 18, 2021 @ 10:30am & 1:00pm
  • Wednesday, May 19, 2021 @ 10:30am & 1:00pm
  • Thursday, May 20, 2021 @ 10:30am & 13h00 (en Français)

Manitoba Centennial Concert Hall, 555 Main St. Winnipeg


Naomi Woo, RBC assistant conductor & host
Mr. Mark, actor
Nereo Eugenio II, visual artist
Odette Heyn-Projects, dancers
Andrea Lett, soprano
Student Movement Ensembles
Student String Ensembles
Student Recorder Ensembles


  • Students (ORDER FORM):
    • Early Bird (until October 30): $7 each (tax included)
    • Regular (after October 30): $8 (tax included)
  • Chaperones: One chaperone per 10 students is required and admitted free of charge (including teacher). Special needs assistants are admitted free of charge. Any additional chaperones are $10 each (tax included). Note: All chaperones must arrive and be seated with their school (this includes any parent volunteers).
  • Parents & guests of students:
    • Adults: $20 advance / $25 at the door (includes taxes & fees)
    • Children: $10 advance / $15 at the door (includes taxes & fees)
    • Available beginning Wednesday, April 7 online, by phone at 204.949.3999 or in-person at the WSO Box Office, 555 Main St. Please refer to the information provided by your school music teacher regarding which concert your child is performing at; the box office does not have this information.
  • Ticket Policy: Should a refund be required, credits with the WSO Box Office will be issued.

Important Dates

  • June 30, 2020 – Bach to School eligibility deadline
  • October 30, 2020 – Early Bird Price Deadline
  • March 12, 2021 (5:00pm CT) – Art Project Submission
  • March 26, 2021 (5:00pm) – Deadline for seating adjustments for school groups
  • April 7, 2021 (10:00am) – Parent/Guest tickets available

2020 MOC Listening Workshops for Teachers

Date TBD (check back later this spring)
8:30am – 4:00pm (Adventures in Music) (TBC)
3:30pm – 7:00pm (Musical Discoveries) (TBC)

Louis Riel School Division Board Office, 900 St Mary’s Road (Legacy Centre Room) (TBC)

The WSO is proud to partner with the Manitoba Orff Chapter to present two Listening Workshops. Come prepared to dance, sing, play instruments and laugh as presenters introduce the concert repertoire through music and presentations of the corresponding lesson plans along with tips, tricks and best-practices to help you and your students have an exciting Adventure in Music with the WSO.

The daytime session will highlight the Adventures in Music: Avengers of the Lost Art program and the evening session will cover the Musical Discoveries: The Mysterious Maestro concerts for the 2020-21 season. MOC Website.


Program Inquiries: Brent Johnson, WSO 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 Jeffrey Acosta (Group & Education Events Coordinator) at (204) 949-3995 or e-mail for more information.

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