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Art for Art's Sake

Broadway United Methodist Church

609 E. 29th Street Indianapolis, IN 46205
Broadway United Methodist Church
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The Performance

Five musicians from the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra will hold two concerts to support art therapy for families of the Metropolitan Youth Orchestra. The initiative, “Art for Art’s Sake,” benefits MYO students and their families by connecting them with a valuable therapeutic resource that improves and enriches lives.

The concerts are free to the public with the request for a donation. The concerts will take place at the following times. No reservations necessary. 

Sunday, April 30, 2023 at 4 p.m. – Broadway United Methodist Church

Sunday, May 14, 2023 at 4 p.m. – Northminster Presbyterian Church

The ISO musicians include Roger Roe, English horn (The Ann Hampton Hunt Chair); ISO Concertmaster Kevin Lin, violin; Austin Huntington, principal cello; Ivy Ringel, bassoon; and Kent Cook, piano. 

All proceeds from the concerts will contribute towards art therapy provided by the Art of the Soul.Therapists work with MYO families using evidence-based methods to address issues including anxiety, depression, grief, relationship difficulties, life coaching, behavior issues, life transitions and effects of trauma.

Music to include:

Elegy for Innocence (2008) by Jeff Scott (b. 1965)

Ivy Ringel, bassoon; Kent Cook, piano


It Takes Your Breath Away (2021) by Dominick DiOrio (b. 1984)

English Horn and fixed electronic media: poem by Margie McCreless Roe

Roger Roe, English Horn


Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major, Op. 8 by Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Allegro con brio
Scherzo: Allegro molto

Kevin Lin, violin; Austin Huntington, cello, Kent Cook, piano

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