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September 26, 2022

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra announces 2023 Community Health Network Discovery Concerts

INDIANAPOLIS—A full schedule of Community Health Network Discovery Concerts returns to the Hilbert Circle Theatre for the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra’s 2022-23 season. Discovery Concerts, which provide a unique way for students in grades 3 through 6 to experience classical music, are made possible through the generous support of Community Health Network. The 2023 series, titled Mind, Body, and Soul, will explore the theme of health.  

2023 Discovery Concert schedule:

February 8, 2023
10:15 – 11:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. 

February 21, 2023
10:15 – 11:00 a.m. 

March 21, 2023
10:15 – 11:00 a.m. 

May 2, 2023
10:15 – 11:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. 

Register here to arrange group tickets for the 2023 performance dates.

Educational materials including a Teacher Packet will be made available on the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra’s website in early 2023. The Community Health Network Discovery Concert curriculum covers Indiana Academic Standards in engineering, language arts, math, music, science, technology, and visual art. 

The 2021-22 Discovery Concert, From the Earth to the Moon, and Beyond, will remain available on the ISO website until January 2023. Materials include a Teacher Packet, a full-length video featuring the musicians of the ISO led by former ISO Resident Conductor Jacob Joyce and narration by world-renowned actor William Shatner and others, plus dozens of ideas for classroom activities.  Click here for details.

“The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra is thrilled to provide students with the opportunity for life-changing personal growth and artistic discovery through symphonic music. We are deeply grateful for the support of Community Health Network which allows us to offer these experiences to young people in our community,” said James M. Johnson, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Chief Executive Officer.

“Community Health Network continues to be a proud supporter of this learning experience, which enhances the health and well-being of the students who participate,” said Patrick Adsit, Executive Director of Pediatrics and School Based Care, Community Health Network . “Over the past two decades, studies have demonstrated that music education has multiple favorable effects on a host of mental and functional processes, it literally changes the brain structure. Musical training has been shown to have a positive effect beyond the impact on hearing, speech and coordination including improving IQ levels and school grades among many other benefits.”

About Community Health Network
Headquartered in Indianapolis, Community Health Network has been deeply committed to the communities it serves since opening its first hospital, Community Hospital East, in 1956. Community Health Network puts patients first while offering a full continuum of healthcare services, world-class innovations and a new focus on population health management. Exceptional care, simply delivered, is what sets Community Health Network apart and what makes it a leading not-for-profit healthcare destination in central Indiana. For more information about Community Health Network, please visit

About the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, at home and thriving in the heart of Indianapolis, offers an exceptional artistic and musical experience. The orchestra is open to all and dedicated to creating an inclusive and innovative experiential environment that is inspiring, educational, and welcoming. The ISO celebrates historically beloved performances while engaging audiences by introducing new voices through programming including the DeHaan Classical Series, the Printing Partners Pops Series, the holiday traditions of AES Indiana Yuletide Celebration and the popular Bank of America Film Series. For more information, visit 

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