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Posted on: March 7, 2019

Georgia Symphony Orchestra to Present 4th Annual Sensory Friendly Concert

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March 6, 2019

CONTACT: Susan Stensland 

Executive Director


MARIETTA – The Georgia Symphony Orchestra is delighted to present the fourth annual GSO Sensory Friendly Concert at 2pm on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at the Marietta Performing Arts Center. This event is designed uniquely for sensory sensitive listeners. As a component of the GSO educational and outreach programs, this concert will provide the opportunity to experience great orchestral music in a low pressure environment. 

During this 60 minute program, audience members are free to move about, dance, and sing. Sensory sensitive listeners and family members will delight in the discovery of an orchestral experience that invites and welcomes everyone into the world of classical music.  The GSO Chorus will be joining the orchestra in the performance this year, and families can arrive early for the ever-popular instrument petting zoo in the lobby. 

Musical program includes:

Holst, Finale: The Dargason from St. Paul's Suite

Rutter, Suite, 3rd movement

Schubert, Kyrie from Mass in G

Pärt, Da pacem Domine (a cappella)

Bernstein, Psalm 23 from Chichester Psalms

Schubert, Agnus Dei from Mass in G

Sibelius, Andante festivo

Holst, Brook Green Suite

The Marietta Performing Arts Center is located at 1171Whitlock Avenue, adjacent to Marietta High School in Marietta. Tickets are $10. 

To reserve tickets, call, (770) 429-2390 or visit


About the Georgia Symphony Orchestra

The Georgia Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1951, and brings music to over 15,000 people annually.  Its mission is to enrich our community through accessible, high quality musical and educational experiences that instill a lifelong appreciation for the arts. The GSO organization includes the Georgia Symphony Orchestra, GSO Chorus, GSO Jazz! and the Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra. 

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