Concerts for Kids Series Overview

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Concerts for Kids Series Overview

Join Jan and Dan for a fun filled adventure where we feature Canadian performers and shine a light on music, dance, stories, and more!

The Digital Concerts for Kids Series features 6 episodes – 4 exciting concerts, and 2 discovery episodes where we’ll explore the Capitol Theatre, and meet the musicians of the WSO.

Pre-Concert activities provided by Music for Young Children – click here to get crafty!

Only one purchase per household is required. Concerts will be available to watch until April 30, 2021.

 Cartoon moose playing hockey

Episode 1: Hockey in the Wild

Join Jan and Dan for a musical retelling of Nic Odland’s children’s book Hockey in the Wild. The Lovable Life in the Wild trio (the beaver, the moose, and the bear) can’t wait to get out on the ice to play hockey. Except, well, they’re going to have to! *Illustration © 2020 Nicholas Oldland
Release Date: January 9, 2021

Featuring
Daniel Wiley, Conductor
Jan Radford, Co-Host
Exclusive interview with author Nick Oldland

Pre-Concert Activity: Click Here

Cartoon bear playing cello

Episode 2: Meet Your Windsor Symphony Orchestra

From flutes to violins to horns and cellos, discover the different instruments of the Windsor Symphony Orchestra and how they make sound!
Release Date: January 23, 2021

Featuring
Daniel Wiley, Host
Jan Radford, Host
Exclusive interviews with musicians of the WSO

Pre-Concert Activity: Click Here

Cartoon elephant playing piano

Episode 3: Carnival of the Animals

From Lions to Kangaroos, we will take a journey to discover the crazy and fun animals found in the WSO!
Release Date: February 6, 2021

Featuring
Daniel Wiley, Conductor
Jan Radford, Co-Host
Keagan Yap, Piano
Willow Boismier, Piano

Check out the Artwork made just for this concert by kids from Windsor-Essex

Pre-Concert Activity: Click Here

Cartoon animals playing instruments

Episode 4: Carnival of the Animals

Happy Birthday! Did you know that the Capitol Theatre is 100 years old? Join Jan and Dan on a personal guided tour through one of Windsor’s most historic (and awesome) buildings!
Release Date: February 20, 2021

Featuring
Daniel Wiley, Host
Jan Radford, Host

Pre-Concert Activity: Click Here

Cartoon hippo playing trombone

Episode 5: Stories for Kids by Kids Part 1 

Join the WSO as we bring to life stories written by kids right here in Windsor!
Release Date: March 6, 2021

Featuring
Daniel Wiley, Conductor
Jan Radford, Co-Host
Windsor Dance eXperience
Simone Griffore, Author of “The Yellow Panther”
Zoey Vitale, Author of “Filoppy”

Pre-Concert Activity: Click Here

Cartoon duck playing oboe

Episode 6: Stories for Kids by Kids Part 2

We received so many great stories that we decided to create a Part 2 of our Stories for Kids by Kids. Join Jan, Dan, and The Laughtertainer Matt Romain as we share stories for kids right here in Windsor-Essex!
Release Date: March 20, 2021

Featuring
Daniel Wiley, Conductor
Jan Radford, Co-Host
The Laughtertainer – Matt Romain
Julianne Wiens, Author of “A Gift for the Sun”
Isabelle Vickerd, Author of “One Day at the Duck Pond”

Pre-Concert Activity: Click Here