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Georgia Symphony Orchestra presents Sensory Friendly Concert

March 3, 2017

picThe Georgia Symphony Orchestra, in collaboration with “Autism Speaks” will present a Sensory Friendly Concert designed especially for individuals with autism. The performance will be held at the Marietta Performing Arts Center at 2p.m. on Saturday, March 4.

A new addition to GSO’s educational and outreach program, this concert will give a broad overview of the great expanse of classical music. Sensory sensitive listeners and family members will discover an orchestral experience that invites and welcomes individuals with autism into the world of classical music, with guest violinist, John Irrera.

Musical program includes:
Bach:  Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Pachelbel:  Canon and Gigue in D major
Vivaldi:  Concerto No. 4 in F minor, Op 8 “L’inverno” (winter)
Gershwin:  Lullaby
Brahms:  Symphony No. 3 in F Major
Mozart:  Rondo in C for Violin and Orchestra

The concert is made possible by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. The Marietta Performing Arts Center is located at 1171 Whitlock Avenue, adjacent to Marietta High School in Marietta. Tickets are $10.

To reserve tickets, call, (770) 429-2390 or visit www.georgiasymphony.org.

About the Georgia Symphony Orchestra
The Georgia Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1951, and brings music to over 15,000 people annually.  Its mission is to engage and enrich diverse audiences through the presentation of music at the highest artistic level and to provide programs and education that instill a lifelong appreciation for the arts. The GSO organization also includes the GSO Chorus, GSO Jazz! and the Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra.

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