Education at Symphony Nova Scotia
We believe music education is a life-long endeavour for people of all ages and abilities!
Music is something meant to be shared. We consider it our privilege and responsibility to contribute to arts education for people of all ages and stages in Nova Scotia.
We offer interactive and engaging programs for pre-schoolers, elementary schools, youth, home-schoolers, families, and adults. To see one of our elementary programs in action, click here!
Elementary School Programs - Learn all about how your students or children can connect with the symphony at their schools.
Youth Programs - Whether in school or after school, there are a number of ways that teenagers can explore the wonders of orchestral music.
Under-30 Programs - Under 30 or a full-time student? Learn how you can save with our TD Under-30 Access Pass and our Under-30 U-Pick Ticket Package!
Adult Programs - We know that music education can be a life-long passion. You’re never too old to find out more about the symphony!
Pre-School & Family Programs - Experience the symphony with your child! We offer a number of ways you can discover music together.
Home School Programs - Engaging with Symphony Nova Scotia can be a great way to learn about music, history, politics, and more.
Symphony 101 - Find the answers to all your questions about Symphony Nova Scotia, our musicians, or classical music in general!
Music Resources - Learn more about symphonic music by browsing through our informative articles, recommendations, and links.
Elementary ProgramsYouth ProgramsUnder-30 ProgramsAdult ProgramsPre-School & FamilyHome School ProgramsSymphony 101
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Our concerts are divided by concert series, each with its own style of symphonic music. Get season tickets to all the concerts in a series, or mix and match your favourites with a U-Pick package. Single tickets are also now available for all our performances.
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Under age 30? Attend any of our classical concerts for only $15 per ticket (HST included) with the TD Under-30 Access Pass!