Festival of Learning

Nothing quite sums up the spirit of the ASO’s Learning Program as much as our annual concerts for schools with Paul Rissmann. With a belief that participation in music is at the heart of learning, this immersive week of activity incorporates professional development for teachers and concerts with a focus on inclusivity and participation for students of all ages and abilities.

In 2019 we offer

  • the new concert Earth, Wind and Fire for upper secondary students exploring the making of selected masterworks;
  • Giddy Goat – a tale of bravery, growth and self-belief from author Jamie Rix and illustrated by Lynne Chapman which continues an ASO tradition of setting storybooks to music and incorporating song and movement, for the younger audiences;
  • And, for middle-upper primary, Dreams of Air and Flight based on a beautiful story by Grahame Baker-Smith: sure to set imaginations soaring;
  • Teacher PD sessions for Giddy Goat and Dreams of Air & Flight held at the ASO Grainger Studio. Students will then be able to learn the songs before attending the concert, giving them the opportunity to actively participate in the performance.

Are you a DECD category 1-3 school?

Thanks to the Commonwealth Bank for its support through a community grant, the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra is pleased to offer category 1-3 schools the opportunity to access free transport and tickets to our Festival of Learning.

Expressions of interest for Season 2019 have now closed. For future notifications, contact learning@aso.com.au

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Last Night of the Proms

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Last Night of the Proms

Festival Theatre

Fri 23 Aug & Sat 24 Aug

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Last Night of the Proms

Gigs at Grainger 2 The Fortunes of Exile

Gigs at Grainger

Gigs at Grainger 2 The Fortunes of Exile

Grainger Studio

Fri 30 Aug

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Gigs at Grainger 2 The Fortunes of Exile

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