‘Holiday Pops’ to feature festive music, Santa, and more

MUNCIE, INDIANA — The Muncie Symphony Orchestra is inviting families to ring in the holiday season during its Indiana Trust Pops Series “Holiday Pops” concert on Saturday, Dec. 4.

“Holiday Pops” will feature a mix of modern and classic Christmas songs, including selections from “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” “The Polar Express,” “It’s a Wonderful Life,” “White Christmas,” and more. The show will also include a playing of the short film “The Snowman,” with live accompaniment by the orchestra.

The Muncie SYmphony Orchestra will be joined onstage by Ball State voice faculty and accomplished opera performers Jon and Elizabeth Truitt, as well as the Youth Symphony Orchestra of East Central Indiana. Santa himself will also be in attendance.

Tickets to the event start at just $20 and can be purchased online at orchestraindiana.org or via the Emens Box Office (in person at 1800 W Riverside Ave. or by phone at 765-285-1539). Free kids’ tickets are also available with the purchase of adult tickets; to learn more, visit orchestraindiana.org/kids-tickets.

“Holiday Pops” will be at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4 at Emens Auditorium. Hillcroft Services will provide free shuttle services between the McKinley Avenue and New York Avenue parking garages and the auditorium before and after the show for those in need. The shuttle will run for one hour before the show and 30 minutes after the show.

To learn more about the Muncie Symphony and to view other upcoming concerts, visit orchestraindiana.org.

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About the Muncie Symphony Orchestra

For more than 71 years, the Muncie Symphony Orchestra has worked to entertain, educate, and enrich quality of life in the East Central Indiana community through meaningful, professional musical experiences. The Muncie Symphony is made up of professional and community musicians, hailing from Ball State University, East Central Indiana, Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, and Cincinnati. To learn more, visit orchestraindiana.org.