Symphony Safari scheduled for May 5 at U of O

Release Date: 4/26/2012

Clarksville, Ark. --- The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra will perform the child-friendly concert Symphony Safari at 3 p.m., Saturday, May 5, in the University of the Ozarks' Walton Fine Arts Center.

Tickets for the concert are $5 each and can be purchased on-line at www.ozarks.edu/wais or at the box office before the concert. No tickets are required for children 3-and-under.

Symphony Safari is one of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra's most popular children's events. This fun-filled concert is a great way to introduce young family members to the symphony and set them off on the road toward a life-long love of and appreciation for classical music. Refreshments will be available after the concert, as well as free music-themed goodie bags for all the children. There will also be an "instrument petting zoo," in the lobby to give children a chance to touch and explore real symphony instruments and to meet the musicians who play them.

Now in its 46th season, the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra has delighted audiences world-wide with concerts and touring events. The symphony is comprised of the state's most sought after professional musicians and is heard by more than 250,000 Arkansans each year.

For more information about the concert at U of O, please contact Ginny Sain at 479-979-1346.