Category: Neighborhood Concert Series

Recap: Community enjoys 'Symphony on the West Side,' Grand Rapids Pops' second FREE concert at John Ball Park

By Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk - Everyone loves music but not everyone is able to experience and enjoy live music. That’s what inspired the Grand Rapids Symphony to launch its Neighborhood Concert Series, to take music out of the concert hall, and bring it to the people. The Grand Rapids Pops returned to John Ball Zoo for Symphony on the West Side on Saturday, Sept. 21. Music Director Marcelo Lehninger led the orchestra in such popular favorites as Rimsky-Korsakov’s... Read More
Posted by Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk at Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Grand Rapids Symphony inaugurates Neighborhood Concert Series with "Symphony on the West Side"

The natural mission of an orchestra such as the Grand Rapids Symphony is to make music. In recent times, the job of every American performing arts organization also has been to inspire, motivate, educate and nurture its audience. Today, it’s also the duty of an orchestra to connect, not only with its usual audience, but with everyone in its community. “A symphony orchestra in the 21 st century has become a service organization,” said Grand Rapids Symphony Music... Read More
Posted by Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk at Tuesday, August 21, 2018

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