Midland Symphony Orchestra to Perform a Work Fitting for the Opening Night Occasion
It is Opening Night, for an actual indoor performance, where families and couples will gather together, get dolled up and enjoy a night out with live music featuring the Midland Symphony Orchestra. An affair that many have waited for, where the buzzing and energy permeates through the Brick Lobby at Midland Center for the Arts, and audiences shuffle into the Auditorium for a shared artistic experience.
Midland Center for the Arts Celebrates 50th Anniversary, Just as It Began
It was May 1, 1971 and the Midland Symphony Orchestra and Choirs of the Center were joined together for the dedication concert of Midland Center for the Arts featuring “Prelude to Die Meistersinger” by Richard Wagner, “Adagio for Strings” by Samuel Barber, and “The Promise of Living” by Aaron Copland. And 50 years later, to commemorate this dedication performance, Midland Center for the Arts will reflect on its history just as it began.
Midland County Historical Society Launches New Podcast
While embarking on a path of collecting over 100 oral history testimonials from residents of Midland County, the Midland County Historical Society has now launched a podcast to share these stories with the community. Originating from a grant received by Michigan Humanities, Midland In Our Own Words was launched and available on all podcast platforms for listening.
Students Learn About Latin Culture, Rhythms and Music in Classroom Concert Series with Midland Center
Born and raised in Monterrey, Mexico, Sonia de los Santos was born with a smile on her face (that’s what her mom always says) and she can easily find the things in the world that bring her joy. Midland Center for the Arts is bringing smiles to the face of school children in the region and beyond with music and education opportunities for teachers with a new series of Virtual Matinees and Workshops while traditional field trips for most schools are restricted during the pandemic.
Celebrate Pi Day with STEM Activities at Midland Center
Celebrated all around the world, Pi Day on March 14th (3/14) isn’t just a day to dive into a delicious and fruity pie, but also a mathematical celebration. Midland Center for the Arts is celebrating this special occasion with families to explore science, participate in STEM demonstrations, and create art inspired by Pi.