Resources for Encore! Kids: Peter and the Wolf
Peter and the Wolf is the third installment of our three-year Encore! Kids cycle. (Next year is Carnival of the Animals!)
Whether your a classroom teacher, a homeschooler, or parent, below you'll find some additional resources to help your children prepare for the concert experience.
The children are expected to be prepared to sing three songs with the orchestra, "Twilight," "Lean on Me," and "What Does the Fox Say." Additionally, you'll find below the official choreography for "What Does the Fox Say, which will also be modeled onstage.
The student workbook
Click here to download the student workbook.
The Concert Experience - videos, links, and downloads
Intro to Richard Strauss' Zarathustra (listen)
See video of the intro the this epic symphonic work featured in 2001: A Space Odyssey"
Twilight – Encore! Kids Theme Song * (kids sing along)
Maestro Wolff composed this catchy theme song. Click here to download a rehearsal piano track to sing along with. Click on the video to the right from a previous year's Encore! Kids concert to listen/watch Twilight with full orchestra.
Peter and the Wolf by Sergei Prokofiev
(listen and watch)
Watch this excellent, narrated performance by the Vancouver Symphony.
"What Does the Fox Say?" * (sing and dance)
In the video is our official choreography to "What Does the Fox Say?" by Luke Arno, as demostrated by some of his 4th grade students at Cameron Elementary School.
Encore! Lean on Me *
Click here for a rehearsal track to Lean on Me.
* These three songs require preparation in Music Class.