Free Afternoon of Musical Activities and Performances
Contact: Meredith Hart, Marketing & Communications Director
COLUMBUS, OHIO, MAY 1, 2014 – It’s time to make music in May! WOSU Public Media, Classical 101 and ProMusica Chamber Orchestra present “Youth & Family Day” on Saturday, May 10 from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at WOSU@COSI.
“Youth & Family Day” is a free afternoon of performances and musical activities open to children and families in Central Ohio. This event will feature games, arts and crafts, music making with digital media, and a performance by ProMusica and local youth. Attendees will also have the chance to meet, and interact with, on-air personalities from Classical 101.
This collaboration between Classical 101 and ProMusica Chamber Orchestra is the season-ending event to ProMusica’s “Youth & Family Day Program,” an afterschool enrichment program that provides elementary and middle school students with an introduction to the orchestra and musical concepts.
Founded in 1978, ProMusica Chamber Orchestra delivers a unique classical music experience that enriches and inspires people in Central Ohio and beyond â€“ through innovative chamber orchestra programming, educational outreach, audience intimacy, and artistic excellence.
Classical 101, at 101.1 FM, is the only all-day classical music radio station in Central Ohio and is the hub of a five-station network of classical stations across Ohio. Listeners can also tune in to the classical music service at WOSU HD-2 on 89.7 FM and through the online stream at wosu.org. WOSU Public Media is a community-supported, noncommercial network of public radio and television stations.