The Muncie Symphony Orchestra Presents: “Coming to a Solar System Near You!”

The Charles W. Brown Planetarium. Photo provided.The Charles W. Brown Planetarium. Photo provided.

By: Jennifer Johnson—

Muncie, IN—Join the Muncie Symphony Orchestra for a fun afternoon of musical entertainment at the Charles W. Brown Planetarium this Saturday, March 18 at 2:30 p.m. or 4 p.m.

Special offer: FREE Youth (K-12) ticket with purchase of an Adult/Senior ticket. Adult/Senior Ticket $25 in advance/$30 at the door.  BSU student tickets w/ID $10 in advance/ $15 at the door.  For tickets call 285.5531 or purchase online at

Members of the Muncie Symphony will perform selections from The Lion King, Saint-Saëns Carnival of the Animals narrated by Terry Whitt Bailey, and more. The program features performances by MSO Artistic Director and Conductor, Mr. Douglas Droste and MSO Principal Flutist, Dr. Mihoko Watanabe, with the entire program accompanied by a visual feast on the dome of the planetarium.

These two family-friendly concerts include the opportunity for children to experience playing an instrument for the first time with the MSO Instrument Petting Zoo. This engaging activity and refreshments will be provided after each concert. The duration of each concert is approximately 45 minutes.

This concert is part of the MSO Goes to Town chamber concert series. For more information on upcoming Muncie Symphony concerts and events, please visit

Presenting sponsor: PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union
Season sponsor: Muncie Power Products
Season partners: Ball State University, Indiana Arts Commission, Indiana Public Radio and WIPB

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.