The Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra and Music Director/Conductor Kirk Muspratt announce the return of the South Shore Summer Music Festival. The festival, beginning July 24 and concluding on August 7, will feature FREE concerts by the Northwest Indiana Symphony in 6 communities across Northwest Indiana and Illinois. Come early, bring your lawn chairs and blankets, relax and enjoy the music! Everyone is welcome.
“After a year off from COVID, we are so excited to bring back relaxing, fun-filled evenings with family and friends, inspiring settings, and beautiful music all in our own backyards,” said Maestro Kirk Muspratt, creator of the Music Festival. “Thank you for supporting your orchestra!”
The concerts will have something for everyone, with the orchestra featuring light classical and patriotic music as well as music from Broadway musicals, movies.
The South Shore Summer Festival will be appearing at:
Saturday, July 24 at 7:30 pm
On the Lawn at Franciscan Communities (Corner of Main and Franciscan)
Wednesday, July 28 at 7:30 pm
Fox Pointe (18138 Henry Street)
Hammond- Wolf Lake
Friday, July 30 at 7:30 pm
Wolf Lake Pavilion (Calumet Ave. at Sheffield Ave.)
Saturday, July 31 at7:30 pm
Redar Park (Austin Street, North of US30)
Wednesday, August 4 at 7:30 pm
Central Park Plaza (63 Lafayette Street)
Saturday, August 7 at 7:30 pm
Central Park (500 N. Broad Street)
Rain locations and other summer concert information is available by calling the symphony office at (219) 836-0525 or by visiting the website at www.nisorchestra.org. The South Shore Music Festival is generously sponsored by John W. Anderson Foundation, with additional support from Strack and Van Til, and an anonymous donor.
Additionally, Plum Grove Music will host an interactive Instrument Garden that provides an opportunity for children and adults to try their hand at playing an orchestral instrument, one hour before show time at all summer concerts. This event is free.
Griffith photo credit: Donna Catalano
Kirk Photo Credit: Steven Zurawiec