Highlighting the groundswell of innovation occurring at smaller-budget orchestras and youth orchestras across the country, the Lima Symphony Orchestra's Futures Fundgrants from the League of American Getty Foundation. "Healing Through Music" is a project intended to actively fight the opioid crisis being experienced in this community and to reach out in earnest to those struggling with other aspects of addiction and mental illness. The LSO believes that these individuals are a vital part of our community whose contributions should be valued. They truly deserve opportunities for artistic experiences which music can provide.
Once a month, a string quartet will perform at Coleman Behavioral Health, Mercy Health, Union Square Apartments and the SAFY Youth Drop in Center, relationships, Music starts conversations and theses conversations will hopefully be of great benefit to people on their journey to building a healthier life, away from their illness and addiction.