The OSM gives students the opportunity to become familiar with the world of classical music by attending innovative and stimulating educational concerts presented at the Maison symphonique de Montreal.

Through teaching guides, online resources and educational activities, students discover the instruments, composers and great works of the symphonic repertoire.

Organ and gingerbread

Thursday, December 5, 10:15 a.m. - SOLD OUT

Friday, December 6, 10:15 a.m. - SOLD OUT

In French only

The Quartom vocal ensemble, organist Jean-Willy Kunz and a brass quintet of OSM musicians will perform excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s famous ballet The Nutcracker. An immersion into the world of the organ that will get your students into a festive spirit!

Jean-Willy Kunz, organist in residence
Quartom, vocal quartet
Paul Merkelo, trumpet
Amy Horvey, trumpet
Catherine Turner, horn
Vivian Lee, trombone
Austin Howle, tuba
Martin Gougeon, stage director


Recommended for ages 6 to 12
Duration: 60 minutes
Hall: Maison symphonique de Montréal

Symphonic journey

Monday, January 27, 10:15 a.m. (SOLD OUT)

Tuesday, January 28, 10:15 a.m. (SOLD OUT)

Wednesday, January 29, 10:15 a.m. (SOLD OUT)

Thursday, January 30, 10:15 a.m. (SOLD OUT)

With Patrice Bélanger, the OSM and their guests as your guides, you won’t need a compass on this journey through traditions from here and around the world. From the symphony orchestra to the kora, through the art of song and dance, you’ll discover the world through music.

Works by Bartòk, Mozart, Brahms and others.


Thomas Le Duc-Moreau, OSM assistant conductor
Patrice Bélanger, host
Pierre Chartrand, dancer
Anne-Marie Gardette, dancer
Alexis Chartrand, violin
René Orea Sánchez, flute, musical arrangement
Zal Sissokho, kora


Recommended for ages 5 to 12
Duration: 60 minutes
Hall: Maison symphonique de Montréal

An original OSM production

The adventures of Little Red Riding Hood

Monday, May 4, 10:15 a.m. (SOLD OUT)

Tuesday, May 5, 10:15 a.m. (SOLD OUT)

Thursday, May 14, 10:15 a.m. (SOLD OUT)

In French only

Join the OSM for the adventures of this brave and lively, albeit slightly rebellious, young girl who lets down her guard on the way to her grandmother’s house. The Orchestra will set the enchanting musical scene to this classic tale… unless the Big Bad Wolf can stop it!

Mélanie Léonard, conductor
Alexandra Sicard, actor
Martine Francke, actor
Charles Dauphinais, stage director
Elisabeth Sirois, author


Works by Bartók, Beethoven, Bizet, Gounod, Messiaen, Prokofiev, Ravel, Rimsky-Korsakov and Tchaikovsky


Recommended for ages 5 to 10
Duration: 60 minutes
Hall: Maison symphonique de Montréal

An original OSM production