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Digital School Concert


Proudly presented by the TSO, in partnership with the Toronto Zoo

Have you ever noticed the wonderful variety of animals in the world? With so many different creatures, you might think that the Earth would be noisy, but it’s not. Why? To find out, join us for this wildly unique concert! We’ll be exploring the musical side of animal sounds, and the animal side of musical sounds. We’ll even journey into a world where animals can play music!

To purchase access for multiple classrooms or schools, please contact SchoolConcerts@TSO.CA.

This concert is best suited for kindergarten to grade 4 students and families. It is approximately 45 minutes in length and features 21 musicians from the Orchestra.



Shaun Rogers

Bass Duet No. 10

Joe Kelly

The Aviary

Prokofiev/arr. Gary Kulesha

Wolf Theme Excerpt from Peter and the Wolf

Decosta/arr. Luther Henderson

Tuba Tiger Rag


“Flower Duet” from Lakmé

Valerie Coleman


Emilie Lebel/auth. Pierre Rivard

Kiwis Can’t Play the Violin (narrated with string quartet)

(World Première/TSO Commission)


Excerpt from Symphony No. 6 - Mvt. II


Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser is visible waist. He is wearing a blue shirt and holding a white baton.

Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser

Barrett Principal Education Conductor & Community Ambassador

Shawn Blackburn

Learning & Engagement Coordinator, Toronto Zoo