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
CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA CHILDREN'S CHORUS
Ann Usher, director
Suzanne Walters, assistant director
CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA YOUTH CHORUS
Lisa Wong, director
Daniel Singer, assistant director
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.
CLEVELAND INNER CITY BALLET
COUNCILMAN CONWELL & THE FOOTPRINTS
(Motown jazz and blues)
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