An event to benefit Healing Newtown, a
project created by the
Arts Commission and supported by the
Cultural Alliance of
Western Connecticut and the
Connecticut Office of the Arts, will feature musicians from
the New York Philharmonic in a
performance at Western
Connecticut State University on Saturday, March 9. The event
will feature an afternoon of music, games and stories, beginning
at 2 p.m. in Ives Concert Hall in White Hall on the WCSU Midtown
campus, 181 White St. in Danbury.
Tickets will be $5 for children and $10 for
adults, and can be purchased at
or by calling (203) 837-TIXX. Donations also will be accepted to
benefit Healing Newtown’s efforts to promote healing through the
power of the arts.
The event will begin at 2 p.m. with “Fun with the Philharmonic,”
during which children can join a musician for musical games. At
3 p.m., the concert will feature works by Bizet, Mozart, Britten
and more. Concert-goers can experience “Hands-On Fun” at 3:45 by
trying a string instrument.
to purchase tickets.