By: Jennifer Johnson—
Be our guest! Bring the entire family and experience “The Magical Music of Disney” with the Muncie Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, November 14, at 4:00 pm. This performance takes place in Emens Auditorium on the campus of Ball State University, located at 1800 W. Riverside Ave., in Muncie, IN.
Tickets start at $25 for adults and $10 for youth, ages K-12. Call the Emens Box Office at 765-285-1539.
A supercalifragilistic carpet ride through the best-loved Disney scores of all time. Music from early classics to recent releases will take audiences on a musical journey to far off places where the stories, tales and myths of many cultures have originated.
“As a life-long Disney fanatic, I can’t wait for this concert!”, says Doug Droste, Artistic Director and Conductor for the Muncie Symphony Orchestra. “We’ll play all your favorite songs with projected clips from the movies and theme parks. This will be a chance to have a little Disney Magic in Muncie.”
Families are invited to participate in children’s activities that begin at 3:00 pm. “We’re excited to offer children’s activities for all of our family concerts this season,” said Jennifer Johnson, Executive Director for Muncie Symphony Orchestra. “WIPB, Muncie Ballet, Forever Toys, Muncie Symphony League, and additional partners will provide fun opportunities for families prior to the concert.”
- Melody Withers Photography will be taking FREE photos of children against a themed backdrop
- Muncie Symphony Orchestra will have a FREE “musical” craft for children to make
- Muncie Symphony League will be supplying coloring activities
- The BSU Theater Department will have Face Painters
- WIPB will be leading a “Children’s Tune Game”
- Muncie Ballet will have a wardrobe area where children can dress up as a ballerina, prince, fairy or sprite
- Forever Toys will be bringing toys to play with
Johnson also announced, “There will be crafts and a chance to try instruments with our MSO Instrument Petting Zoo. We invite families to come join the fun in the 3:00 pm hour!”
The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King; Disney songs are more than just words to a melody—they tug on our heartstrings, inspire us, and make us fall in love. They’re more than just songs, they’re the perfect accompaniment to our lives.
Presentation licensed by Disney Music Publishing and Buena Vista Concerts, a division of ABC Inc.© All rights reserved.
About Muncie Symphony Orchestra
Founded in 1948, the Muncie Symphony Orchestra seeks to provide its audience with rewarding musical experiences and to promote social exchange among attendees of the musical events. As an organization that celebrates the cultural vibrancy of East Central Indiana, the MSO uses music as a way to engage, educate, entertain and enrich through traditional classical and pops concerts, children’s concert, chamber events, and community engagement programs.
Jennifer Johnson is Executive Director of the Muncie Symphony Orchestra