Resources for Teachers

The SSO provides online teaching kits to support the schools concert series. Written by leading music educators, the resource kits include classroom activities in performance, listening, and composition.

Teachers Lounge

Teachers from schools that have paid a school Participation Fee for the current year are eligible to apply for complimentary tickets to these selected concerts. To request tickets please email education@sydneysymphony.com with the name of the concert in the subject line.

Pictures at an Exhibition

Pictures at an Exhibition

Friday 20 July 8pm

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Spanish Nights

Spanish Nights

Friday 3 August 8pm

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Brahms Revelation Symphony No.4

Brahms Revelation: Symphony No.4

Friday 24 August 8pm

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Tchaikovsky Cello Favourites

Tchaikovsky Cello Favourites

Friday 28 September 8pm

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The Last Days of Socrates

The Last Days of Socrates

Friday 12 October 8pm

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Playlist with Kees Boersma

Playlist with Kees Boersma

Tuesday 30 October 6:30pm

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Prokofiev Five

Prokofiev Five

Monday 12 November 7pm

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Resource Kits
 

Bite-Sized Lesson Plans

Bite-Sized Lesson Plans

These resources are freely available for download and educational use.

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Josh Pyke Resource Kit

Josh Pyke Resource Kit

Digital Resource Kit: $35

For students studying Popular Music and Australian Music of the last 25 years, focusing on the music of the ARIA awarding winning musician Josh Pyke.

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The Whitlams Meet the Orchestra

The Whitlams Meet the Orchestra

Kit: $65

For elective music students to study symphonic music fused with Australian rock music focusing on the iconic Australian band The Whitlams.

Includes: teacher resource booklet, Best of the Whitlams CD and a recording of Indian Pacific by James Ledger.

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Online Documentary

The Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra in conjunction with NSW Department of Education and Training (Curriculum K–12 Directorate and Centre for Learning Innovation) have released an online documentary including downloadable resources for teachers.

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Past Resources

From 2017 our resources will be available in digital form only. 

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