Many things set the Music for All Summer Symposium apart, and one of those is the nightly concert series, one of our student campers’ favorite parts of the experience!
Monday, June 26, 2023 • 8 p.m.Emens Auditorium
Music for All is proud to open its Summer Symposium Concert Series with the Yamaha Young Performing Artists (YYPA) in concert! The YYPA program recognizes outstanding young musicians from the world of classical, jazz, and contemporary music. Winners of the competition perform in concert at the Summer Symposium, with guest Yamaha Performing Artists.
Tuesday, June 27, 2023 • 8 p.m. Emens Auditorium
The Quantico Marine Corps Brass Band is a group of 8-12 Marines that perform jazz, swing, rock, and other styles of contemporary music for public performance.
Wednesday, June 28, 2023 • 8 p.m.
Cory Wong is a Grammy-nominated guitarist, producer, composer, who has been touring worldwide to sold out shows. He’s also a member of Vulfpeck & Fearless Flyers. Cory started joining Jon Batiste’s band on Late Night with Stephen Colbert, then moved to a special guest performer. He is a host of his own Podcast called Wong Notes (Cory Wong X Premier Guitar). In 2021 Cory opened the year up by introducing his biggest project to date, Cory and the Wongnotes.
Thursday, June 29, 2023 • 8 p.m.
Indianapolis-based DysFUNKtion performs all-original music to brass-line covers of pop charts from the past few decades. They drive energy into the air through complex grooves crafted by drums, tuba, and bari sax, while the front-line of bones, mellophone, tenor sax, and trumpets fill the air with flowing melodies and screaming soloists.
Friday, June 30, 2023, 8:00 PM
Music for All Summer Symposium participants get to enjoy one of America’s most exciting drum and bugle corps shows, up close and personal. Friday evening starts with a camp-wide picnic before the show, a full camp group photo, then performances by eight drum and bugle corps, with a special performance by the camp marching band with Carolina Crown.
The DCI Central Indiana show is included for all MFA campers. Tickets for the public are available from DCI at dci.org.