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MSO for Schools

In 2021 the MSO brings together wonderful artists, stunning repertoire and an impressive array of guest conductors to inspire students and support the work of teacher’s in the classroom.

MSO For Schools includes concerts for students of all ages and abilities, professional development opportunities for generalist and specialist music teachers, opportunities for advanced students to extend themselves and pathways for schools that have never engaged with the MSO before.

Thanks to the generosity of numerous supporters we’ve lowered ticket prices to $9 making MSO For Schools more accessible than ever before.

Supporting our teachers at this challenging time is a key priority and we are delighted to offer a range of free digital learning and engagement initiatives ideal for both online or live-in-classroom delivery.

2021 Schools’ Concerts

Bookings are now open for Schools’ Concerts from March to June, with the rest of 2021 to be announced in a few months. Learn more about these performances at the links below.

MSO for Schools 2021 Guide

Explore performances (March to June 2021)

Concert Booking Form

July to September Concert Preview

Looking for financial assistance?
MSO Ignite is designed to introduce new schools to the joy of orchestral music. The program includes access to subsidised tickets and transport to help connect students and teachers with the MSO and ignite their lifelong love of music. Participation in MSO Ignite is by invitation only and the program is best suited to schools with an ICSEA below 1000 as recorded on the My School Website. For more information about MSO Ignite or to register your interest please email schools@mso.com.au.

MSO Ignite is generously supported by Crown Resorts Foundation and Packer Family Foundation.


For Secondary Students

MSO Online Classroom is an exclusive opportunity for Government school students nominated to take part in the Victorian Challenge and Enrichment Series (VCES), supported by the Victorian Government.

MSO’s Assistant Conductor Nicholas Bochner and specialist co-presenters deliver rich and stimulating content through live, interactive sessions. Students will be inspired by in-depth and interactive discussion, illustrated by world quality, pre-recorded MSO performances.

Learn More and Register


For Teachers

Save the date and pre-register for the Melbourne Music Summit in 2021! Full details will be available in April 2021.

Melbourne Music Summit 2021


Online Resources

Looking for digital resources to inspire and engage your students in the classroom? Check out our Resource Library!

Browse Online Resources

MSO for Schools is generously supported by Crown Resorts Foundation and Packer Family Foundation.