The RSO is committed to supporting music educators, students, and their families, especially during the transition to online learning. The following resources have been assessed and compiled from a variety of different arts organizations to continue the musical growth and development of young people. All of these activities and online tools can be used in the classroom, at home, and for distance learning.
Check back regularly as new resources are added.
Link Up Resources
- Link Up Music Educators Toolbox
- Link Up Music Educators Facebook Page
- Carnegie Hall Activies for Families
Articles and Technical Tools
- JamKazam: Online Rehearsal Tool
- How to Be a Musician At Home Article
- Music Educators Creating Online Content Facebook Group
- How to create virtual ensemble
- Royal Conservatory Webinar: Preparing Teaching Practice for Online Music Lessons
Music Education From Arts Organizations
- VSO Virtual Education Hub – Includes Musical Story Time, Introductions to Musical Instruments, Study guides, Virtual VSO Concerts
- Symphony Spot – The League of American Orchestras has compiled an excellent list of digital initiatives
- Seattle Symphony Beyond the Stage – Videos, audio, and at home crafts
- St Paul Chamber Orchestra LiveStream Kids Concert
- Dallas Symphony Build your own Instrument
- Auckland Symphony Activities – Concerts, virtual play in, and activities
- Erie Phil At Home Educational Activities – Playlists, masterclasses, and performances.
- Virginia Symphony Orchestra Virtual Learning Lab – Virtual instrument petting zoo and tips for playing your instrument.
- ClassicFM list of best online music lessons
- Symphony Nova Scotia Learn – Grade specific materials developed by Symphony Nova Scotia and links to other arts organizations learning content.
- Toronto Symphony, Penelope and the Wolf – A reimagined virtual performance of Sergei Prokofiev’s beloved symphonic fairy
- North Carolina Symphony– Prepared lessons on various musical topics and videos of educational concerts.
- Hirshorn Kids at Home – A variety of arts activities and crafts.
- Arts at Home – Online content from a variety of Toronto Arts Institutions.