MSO Presents A Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Concert- January 17th

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By: Tracy Dishman—

As part of the community-wide celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr., the Muncie Symphony Orchestra will present a Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Concert this Sunday, January 17, 4 pm, at Southside Middle School.

“This is a new venture for us as we do our best to pay tribute to this great man and leader,” said Douglas Droste, Artistic Director and Conductor for the MSO. “We will feature many members of the community for a true family friendly concert.”

Guests Terry Whitt Bailey, Destiny Roberts, Jajuan Phillips, Keith O’Neal, Michael Houston and Expression of Praise and the Southside Middle School Band will join the MSO. This concert is FREE and open to the public; seating is limited. For more information about this Sunday’s concert, please visit

This concert is part of the Together in Music project – striving to share the joy of live orchestral music and forging lasting friendships.

 Together in Music is generously supported by Ball Brothers Foundation, The Maxon Foundation Fund at The Community Foundation of Muncie & Delaware County, Inc., and National Endowment for the Arts.

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.