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Seasonal Music, Stories & Sing-Along at Festival City Symphony’s “Holiday Storytime” Pajama Jamboree Concert

Festival City Symphony will perform Holiday Storytime, a free “Pajama Jamboree” concert, on Wed., Dec. 10, 2014.

By - Nov 12th, 2014 12:43 pm

Milwaukee, Wis.—Festival City Symphony (FCS) will perform Holiday Storytime, a free “Pajama Jamboree” concert, on Wed., Dec. 10, 2014, at 7:00 pm in the Bradley Pavilion of the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 123 E. State Street entrance.

With seasonal background music from the orchestra, John Mercure of Newsradio 620 WTMJ will act as storyteller, reading Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Clause and ’Twas the Night Before Christmas. The orchestral program also will include Krogstad’s “Christmas at the Movies,” Anderson’s “Sleigh Ride,” and more, culminating in an audience sing-along. Those who wish may bring a nonperishable food donation for Milwaukee’s Hunger Task Force.

All “Pajama Jamboree” concerts have free admission. Hosted by Education Director Jayne Perkins, these popular programs welcome children and their parents or grandparents to attend in casual dress or pajamas. The audience is invited to bring a blanket and sit on the floor, up close to “meet” the orchestra. Conventional seating is also available. Pajama Jamborees are best suited for children in K4 through fifth grade.

Milwaukee’s Festival City Symphony, the oldest performing symphony orchestra in the area, showcases area professional musicians. Its mission is to educate the community and extend the reach of classical music with reasonable pricing and informative formats that embrace people of all ages. For more information, visit festivalcitysymphony.org or call 414-365-8861.

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