The Muncie Symphony Orchestra Announces “Organ Celebration”

The Muncie Symphony Orchestra Announces “Organ Celebration”. Photo provided.The Muncie Symphony Orchestra Announces “Organ Celebration”. Photo provided.

By: Jennifer Johnson—

Muncie, IN – Join the Muncie Symphony Orchestra and guest artist, Raúl Prieto Ramírez, for “Organ Celebration” in honor of the 10th anniversary of the Sursa Organ this Saturday, September 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Sursa Performance Hall.

Tickets start at $30 for adults in advance and $5 for youth, K – 12. Contact the Emens Box Office at 765.285.1539 or visit

“This will be a special event as we celebrate the great Sursa organ as well as international soloist, Raúl Prieto Ramírez,” says Douglas Droste, Artistic Director and Conductor.” “Raul lives in Muncie, performs all over the world, and this will be a rare treat to hear him both on a concerto and Saint-Saens’ famous Organ Symphony.”

Described as “sizzling” and “transcendent”, Spanish organist Raúl Prieto Ramírez is among the world’s elite international organ performers. Following studies in Spain, Ramírez was appointed as Organist-in-Residence of the Auditorio Nacional de Música in Madrid. Currently on faculty at Ball State University’s School of Music, Ramírez maintains an active performance schedule and is artistic director of the International Organ Festival in Barcelona.

Pre-concert talk begins at 6:30 p.m. in Sursa Hall with Douglas Droste and Raúl Prieto Ramírez.

The 2016/2017 season and this concert were made possible by the generosity of Muncie Power Products, Season Sponsor, and Meridian Health Services, Presenting Sponsor. Generous concert support is provided by the George and Frances Ball Foundation.

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