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Enroll Now for Jan 2023!

Welcome to Vancouver’s most exciting music school! In-person & virtual music classes, lessons & ensembles for ALL ages, abilities and aspirations happen here, at the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra School of Music.

Join our community, where Early Years; Classical; Jazz & World Music education is delivered collaboratively by the VSO School’s world-class faculty, including many members of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.

Why choose the VSO School of Music?

2022-23 Term Dates


Virtual and in-person programs in Early Years Learning (ages 4 weeks to 6 years) Classical Music, Jazz and World Music offer a broad range of musical genres to study, learn and grow.

Browse our program menu by musical category, age range or day of the week

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Caili O'Doherty quintet

International Master Teacher Program

Some of the world’s greatest performing artists offer coachings to the VSOSoM’s advanced students, leading up to masterclasses available to all, both in-person and via livestream.

The International Master Teacher program is generously supported by both the Azrieli Foundation and the Jemini Foundation.

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beginner kids guitar class

Give Today

As we navigate the easing of health restrictions together, the VSO School continues to need your support.

A donation to the School of Music ensures a successful transition as we welcome students back for in-person classes and lessons, while also continuing our outdoor early years groups, and extensive virtual programs for students who are unable to attend in person—ensuring our new student population from throughout BC, across Canada, and even around the world continue to have access to education.

Please support your School of Music today.

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VSOSoM Online Store

Online Store

Our online store is now open, offering our Mini Music Maker’s kits, our Alphabet Book, and its related colouring book.  Items are available for curbside pickup or express shipping across Canada.

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Bramwell Tovey with VSO School of Music Intermezzo ensemble

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (VSO) and VSO School of Music (VSOSoM) are deeply saddened by the passing of our beloved friend, champion for education and key founder of the VSOSoM, Maestro Bramwell Tovey.

Remembering Bramwell Tovey

We acknowledge that we work, rehearse, teach, and play on the traditional, ancestral and unceded Coast Salish Territory of the šxʷməθkʷəy̓əmaɁɬ təməxʷ (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh-ulh Temíx̱w (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaɁɬtəməxʷ (Tsleil-Waututh) First Nations

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