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Marquette Symphony Orchestra announces summer 2022 events

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A full schedule of symphonic events

Following their 25th Anniversary Season, the Marquette Symphony Orchestra announces a full schedule of performances for Summer 2022.

The summer will be highlighted by “Marquette at the Movies,” a free performance by the full Marquette Symphony Orchestra. On Saturday, July 9 at 7:30 p.m., the orchestra takes the stage at NMU’s Shoreline Theatre, by the Superior Dome and soccer field. Music Director Octavio Más-Arocas will lead the concert in selections and highlights from Band of Brothers, Cats, ET, Jurassic Park, Miss Saigon, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Star Trek, Superman, and West Side Story. The public is asked to bring lawn chairs and blankets. If needed, a rain date is set for Sunday, July 10 at 2:00 p.m.

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The MSO Summer Strings – a chamber string orchestra – has three unique performances planned.

On Friday, June 24 at 8:30 p.m., the MSO Summer Strings will take center stage at Mattson Lower Harbor Park in Marquette as part of a free Marquette Art Week event and Finnish Midsummer celebration.

The MSO Summer Strings will be working with young fiddlers in the teen and tween tents at the Hiawatha Music Festival at Marquette’s Tourist Park. The fiddlers will perform at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 23. Visit hiawathamusic.org for ticket information.

On Saturday, August 27 at 1:30 p.m., the MSO Summer Strings perform at HarborFest at Mattson Lower Harbor Park in Marquette. HarborFest is an annual community fundraiser event hosted by the Marquette West Rotary Club, featuring live music, food, and beverages.

The MSO’s 2022-2023 season in Kaufman Auditorium is set for October 15, 2022; December 10, 2022; January 14, 2023; February 25, 2023; and April 15, 2023. Full program and season ticket information will be announced in early summer.

For more information about the MSO, go to MarquetteSymphony.org or follow the orchestra on Facebook and Instagram.

Kurt lives in Marquette with his family and can’t imagine living anywhere else. He loves music, games, running, being near water, and a fine cold brew coffee.