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Registration is now open for January 2021 virtual classes!

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.

We are committed to your safety:
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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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VSO School Advantage

The school’s association with the acclaimed Vancouver Symphony Orchestra offers unparalleled opportunities to begin, strengthen and enhance learning music, working with professional performing musicians of the VSO, in masterclasses with visiting international guest artists, and in side-by-side performances with the VSO and other faculty. Winners of the annual Future of Excellence competition perform as soloists with the VSO.

Exclusive offers from the VSO bring students closer to the world of professional performance.

The VSO Advantage


In the centre of the heart of the city, performances, learning activities and community events of the VSO School of Music , the VSO and a diversity of other performing groups take place in beautiful Pyatt Hall and in other locations throughout the facility. We invite you to view our calendar for upcoming events.

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Musical Storytime

VSO – Virtual Learning Hub

The VSO’s virtual learning hub is an opportunity to learn directly from members of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra as they share personal insights and musical gems! From their homes to yours, VSO musicians have created these unique easy-to-use resources to educate, inspire, and offer a joyful way of connecting. Resources include:

  • Storytime with the VSO
  • “Do You Really Know the….” Series
  • Virtual VSO Connects
  • Study Guides
  • VSO Videos

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