Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr.
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.
HOMESCHOOL FAMILY RESERVATIONS AVAILABLE DEC. 8
Visit the Teachers’ Lounge for available educational materials related to this program.
Program subject to change.
Alfred S. Gage Foundation
Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation
Beeville Concert Association
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
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.