Week 2: Music & Outer Space

The starry expanse of the night sky is full of wonder! This week, we travel into the unknown of outer space to explore music from a new and exciting perspective. Students will explore the inspiration behind Gustav Holst’s ‘The Planets’ and the iconic, cinematic themes of John Williams’ Star Wars. 

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Week 1: Music & Nature

Discover the rich connections between the music you love and the natural world around us! Exploring the distinguished brilliance of Antonio Vivaldi and the captivating, nature-packed sound curations of Ben Mirin, this activity package is sure to spark the imaginations of the curious-minded.

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A Guide for First-timers – Welcome!

If you’re reading this page there’s a good chance you’re thinking about or have decided to join us for a concert. Thank you! Here at the Prince Edward Island Symphony Orchestra (our friends call us the PEISO for short) we want to make sure people who are newer to classical

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Education

PRE-CONCERT CHATS Attending a pre-concert talk helps concert goers gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for the music they are about to hear. About an hour before most concerts, the PEISO hosts a pre-concert chat – often attended by Maestro Mark Shapiro, by a composer of a new piece of music

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Lieutenant Governor of PEI supports PEI Symphony

In her capacity as PEI’s new Lt. Governor, Antoinette Perry has extended her patronage to the PEI Symphony Orchestra.  By providing her personal patronage to support and encourage worthy endeavours such as the PEI Symphony Orchestra, Her Honour continues the long tradition as the Queen’s representative in supporting programs to educate

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ALL THINGS CLASSICAL CALENDAR

“ALL THINGS CLASSICAL” CALENDAR OF EVENTS In addition to four annual concerts that the PEISO performs there is a lot going on PEI year-round of interest to classical music enthusiasts!  The ALL THINGS CLASSICAL year-round calendar of events lists performances by classical musicians and related artists on PEI year-round island-wide.

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