Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr.

2016/10/01 02:42
2017/01/19 09:45
2017/01/20 09:45
2017/01/31 09:45
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    Young People’s Concerts
    Jan. 19, 20 & 31, 2017, 9:45 am & 11:10 am
    Tobin Center for the Performing Arts
    Akiko Fujimoto, conductor

    The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts is a Presenting Partner for this program.

    Join the San Antonio Symphony as we celebrate the accomplishments of the Civil Rights Movement and pay tribute to its most famous leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Selections to include music by Americans William Grant Still, Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington, Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein as well as living composers Adolphus Hailstork and Joseph Schwantner.  Be sure to have students participate in the Symphony’s MLK Speech Contest – winners will be invited to recite onstage in the concert!  Students will also learn about the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. and how his contributions to society helped shape our nation as it is today.

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    Visit the Teachers’ Lounge for available educational materials related to this program.

    Program subject to change.

    / / H-E-B Performance Hall, Tobin Center for the Performing Arts


    Please direct all questions related to Young People's Concerts to: Jeremy Brimhall | Director of Education 210.554.1006 | brimhallj@sasymphony.org

    YPC Funders

    Alfred S. Gage Foundation
    Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation
    Beeville Concert Association
    Bexar County
    Candy and Buddy Gardner
    Capital Group Companies
    Carol Lee Jones Education and Cultural Fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation
    Charity Ball Association
    City of San Antonio Department for Culture and Creative Development
    David and Betty Sacks Foundation
    Ewing Halsell Endowment Fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation
    Greehey Family Foundation
    Hannah Foundation
    Howard and Betty Halff Fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation
    Kronkosky Charitable Foundation
    Louis H. and Mary Patricia Stumberg Foundation
    Louis J. and Millie M. Kocurek Charitable Foundation
    Martha-Ellen Tye Foundation
    Martha Mares Lebo Children’s Education Fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation
    Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation
    National Endowment for the Arts
    Saint Susie Charitable Foundation
    Texas Commission on the Arts
    Tuesday Musical Club
    Ward and Genevieve Orsinger Foundation
    Williams Partners, L.P.
    Zachry Foundation