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Lima Symphony Orchestra “Symphony Storytime” Returns for Spring!

Lima, OH (April 3, 2023) The Lima Symphony Orchestra returns next week with a new “Symphony Storytime.” Throughout the season, the Lima Symphony brings Symphony Storytime programs to Allen and all surrounding counties, extending the Symphony’s educational reach and impact. The new program will celebrate the return of Spring!


Details:

Monday, April 10 | 10:30 AM - Findlay-Hancock Public Library (206 Broadway St, Findlay, OH 45840)


Tuesday, April 11 | 10:30 AM - Auglaize County Public District Library (203 Perry St, Wapakoneta, OH 45895)


For this innovative program, children and their families will enjoy classic selections in celebration of the return of Spring! This program features outstanding newer book selections including the lyrical Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit by Il Sung Na, the beautifully colorful Green on Green by Diane White, Finding Spring by Carin Berger, and the award-winning If You Plant a Seed by Kadir Nelson, all accompanied by live music from Lima Symphony Orchestra musicians. The program will engage kids’ imaginations and get them singing along as we examine basic musical concepts and ideas! With a focus on creative movement and music literacy, "Symphony Storytime" is designed to spark children’s imaginations and foster a lifelong appreciation for music. This program is appropriate for all ages and is FREE and open to the public.


Books:

Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit by Il Sung Na (2013)

Green on Green by Felicita Sala (2020)

Finding Spring by Carin Berger (2015)

If you Plant a Seed by Kadir Nelson (2015)


Music Selections:

Voices of Spring Waltz - Johann Strauss II

“Spring” from The Four Seasons - Antonio Vivaldi

The Bonnie Banks O Loch Lomond – Traditional

“Chanson Bohême” from Carmen – Georges Bizet


These performances are part of the Lima Symphony’s ongoing commitment to music education and their firm belief that music and other arts are critical tools in building strong communities. This project is supported by the following underwriters:


Symphony Storytime Sponsors:

AC Dienstberger Foundation

G.A. Wintzer & Son Co.

State Bank

Thermal Gard Window and Door

Van Wert County Foundation - Harold B. and Dorothea F. Cully Memorial Fund

Kenton Rotary Foundation

Findlay Hancock Foundation

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If you would like more information about Symphony Storytime programs, please call the Lima Symphony at 419-222-5701 or check our website for more details at www.limasymphony.com.

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