Learning Lab

Bring the SLSO into your classroom with free digital learning for every grade level.  These on-demand programs are designed to get students creating and making connections between orchestral music and the world around them. 

Digital Programs 

Let the SLSO enhance your curriculum and engage your students in the learning process. Each program includes accompanying teacher guides that align with state and national learning standards 

A small circle with the text grades 1-5 inside.

A music stand with a music staff and notes floating around it. The background is dark blue and the notes are various shades of blue and blue-green. Digital Concert: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

Introduce your students to the unique sounds of each instrument of the orchestra. Backstage footage takes you behind the scenes to experience the teamwork needed to bring orchestral music to life.

YOUNG Person's guide

Digital Tiny Tunes

Give your early childhood and kindergarten students the opportunity to dance and play along with SLSO musicians. Digital Tiny Tunes blends orchestral music and children’s literature into a 30-minute interactive concert experience. 



Digital Concert: Peter and the Wolf

Enjoy a new twist on a classic orchestral tale. A virtual adventure to the Endangered Wolf Center in Eureka, Missouri, adds meaning to Sergei Prokofiev’s beloved orchestral story. Explore his compositional choices and make some of your own.


SLSO SoundLab

Music and technology intersect in this four-part digital concert experience that supports STEAM curriculum and social emotional learning for students.  


Digital Passport for Teachers

Your young musicians will be inspired by these SLSO digital concerts. Accompanying teacher guides prompt discussions, make connections across the curriculum, and encourage students to learn from the professionals. 


Online Learning Resources  

Explore these free online learning resources to get students creating, performing, and responding to music. Most activities can be done in the classroom, at home, or online. 

Instrument Playground Online

Educate and engage your students by bringing the musicians of the SLSO into your classroom! Through a series of videos and downloadable activities, students learn about the instruments of the orchestra and the SLSO musicians who play them.  


Activity Gallery

A collection of lesson ideas and engaging activities for teachers and students. Learn to identify themes with Hedwig from Harry Potter, create your own characters with composer Edward Elgar, and explore musical form with Scott Joplin.  



SLSO education programs are presented by:


And supported by:


The Dana Brown Charitable Trust, U.S. Bank, Trustee

BNSF Railway Foundation

Employees Community Fund of Boeing St. Louis

Fletcher Jones Foundation

Moneta Group Charitable Foundation

Lori and Andrew O'Brien