Watch – performances for schools and nurseries

Schools Concerts

The RSNO holds full symphony orchestra concerts specifically for school pupils. Featuring pieces such as Hedwig’s Theme from Harry Potter, as well as more standard orchestral or classical repertoire, these concerts are a key way to introduce an orchestra to your pupils.

  • Level

    4–5

  • Maximum Audience

    Dependent on venue size

  • Duration

    1 hour

  • Price

    Price on enquiry

Under 5s Chamber Series

The RSNO is offering a series of new interactive chamber concerts for under 5s. These fun performances feature a storyteller plus six musicians, and encourage participation from budding young musicians! Popular performances to date have included Teddy Bears’ Picnic and an adapted fairytale: Steve and his Seriously Tall Ladder.

  • Level

    E–1

  • Maximum Audience

    300

  • Duration

    30–40 minutes

  • Location

    Your school or nearby venue

  • Price

    Price on enquiry

Season Concerts

Schools are most welcome to attend all RSNO Season concerts across Scotland. Musician meet and greets and special pre-concert talks can be arranged for groups. Tickets are priced £6 per pupil and accompanying teachers go free.*

To book please phone the RSNO Engage Team on 0141 225 3585 or email engage@rsno.org.uk

Full details of our concerts can be found online here.

*Terms and conditions apply. Offers are subject to availability. Restrictions may apply.

  • Price

    £6 per pupil, staff free

Pre-concert talks

Pre-concert talks are held forty-five minutes before each RSNO Season concert. If you are bringing a large group to a concert, please let us know as we may be able to schedule a private talk/meet the musicians opportunity specifically for your group.

  • Level

    2–5

  • Maximum Audience

    150

  • Duration

    20–30 minutes

  • Location

    Various halls across Scotland

  • Price

    FREE

Open Rehearsals

Hear the RSNO prepare for one of its concerts and meet the players.

  • Level

    2–5

  • Maximum Audience

    100

  • Duration

    1 - 2 hours

  • Location

    Dates, times and location vary depending on where the Orchestra is performing. Please see the live section of the website for more details of concerts.

  • Price

    FREE