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Martin Luther King Jr. Community Open House

Event

Severance Hall

12 noon to 5 p.m.
(doors opens at 11:30 a.m.)

Severance Hall joins the city-wide celebration of Dr. King’s life with an open house offering instrumental, vocal, and dance performances. Spend the day or spend an hour with us, during this free day of music featuring performances by community musical ensembles and the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra and the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Chorus.

Free event, no tickets are required.

Cleveland Orchestra Store is open 11:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Light refreshments available for purchase in Smith Lobby.

Afternoon Schedule of Free Performances

12:15 p.m.
CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA CHILDREN'S CHORUS
     Ann Usher, director
     Suzanne Walters, assistant director
     

12:55 p.m.
CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA YOUTH CHORUS
    
Lisa Wong, director
     Daniel Singer, assistant director
     

1:30 p.m.
EL SISTEMA@ RAINEY
This program provides daily orchestra classes at Rainey Institute to Cleveland children in grades 2-7. Students can study violin, viola, cello, or string bass. The Cleveland Orchestra  and its Education Partners, Conn-Selmer and Royalton Music, provide instrument support for El Sistema@Rainey. Rainey musicians have contact with Cleveland’s world-class musical community. 
    

2:15 p.m.
CLEVELAND INNER CITY BALLET
   

3:00 p.m.
COUNCILMAN CONWELL & THE FOOTPRINTS
     (Motown jazz and blues)
   
    
4:15 p.m.
CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA YOUTH ORCHESTRA
    
Brett Mitchell, conductor
     with
James Hettinga, cello

 

Ongoing Family-Friendly Activities

throughout the afternoon
in the Smith Lobby, on the ground floor

"I Have a Dream” Wall
and Martin Luther King activity pages

Martin Luther King Jr. Book Display
from the Cuyahoga County Public Library
               

in the Bogomolny-Kozerefski Grand Foyer

Rock the House
DJ
and Line Dancing