Lima, OH (October 13, 2022) The Lima Symphony Orchestra’s popular Symphony Storytime program returns to libraries this month. Featuring performances by musicians from the Lima Symphony Orchestra, this spooky program is all about Halloween!

Details:

  • Wednesday, October 19 at 11 AM – Ada Public Library (320 N Main St, Ada 45810)
  • Tuesday, October 25 at 10:30 AM – Mercer County District Library (303 N Main St, Celina 45822)

For this innovative program, children and their families will enjoy classic spooky selections in celebration of every candy-loving child’s favorite holiday: Halloween! This program features Moonlight the Halloween Cat by Cynthia Rylant, The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by Linda Williams, and Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson, all accompanied by live music from Lima Symphony Orchestra musicians. The program will get kids up and moving as they listen and respond to interactive texts and learn how composers create music that makes us jump out of our chairs! 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:

  • Moonlight the Halloween Cat by Cynthia Rylant, illustrated by Melissa Sweet (2003)
  • The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by Linda Williams, illustrated by Megan Lloyd (1986)
  • Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler (2001)

Music Selections:

  • Danse Macabre by Camille Saint-Saens
  • Night on Bald Mountain by Modest Mussorgsky
  • In the Hall of the Mountain King by Edvard Grieg

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
  • Kenton Rotary Foundation

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.