Carnival of the Animals Poetry Contest!

Attention parents, teachers, and kids!

The WSO is holding a kids poetry contest for Camille Saint-Saëns’ Carnival of the Animals!


Here are the details:

  • Choose one animal or more from the Carnival of the Animals and write new poems to accompany the music
  • Use the sample poems included for inspiration!
  • Submit your poems to by April 25th, 2018


Winners will receive a free 1-year membership to our Classical Kids program!

Winning poems will be read aloud during a performance of Carnival of the Animals at our sold out Educational Concert on May 7th, 2018!

This contest is intended for 4th grade students, but all kids are welcome to participate!


Click here to download the flyer with instructions and poem samples to get your kid started: WSO Poetry Contest


To learn more about the Educational Concert [SOLD OUT], click here.