Become A Partner In
Muzika believes in
making the performing arts available to all, and through
every possible kind of event - jam session, dance
recital, fashion show, study group, choir, even the
symphony. Muzika first performed with the
Springfield Symphony Orchestra at Kuss Auditorium in the
Christmas 2005 concert, "Gospel Meets Symphony".
The enthusiastic audience was treated to a special sound
as 130 voices from 20 local churches and North and South
High Schools collaborated with the orchestra to
celebrate Christmas together.
successful collaboration, Par Tolliver of Muzika, Dave
Detrick, Executive Director of the Symphony, and Peter
Stafford Wilson, SSO Conductor, set about looking for an
opportunity to perform together again. On January
14, 2007 the Symphony joined the Muzika Community Gospel
Choir in St. John Missionary Baptist Church.
Months of planning, organizing and fund raising resulted
in a special concert event in honor of Dr. Martin Luther
King, Jr. for a capacity audience.
and precious is created when we follow our dreams.
We all know this was true for Dr. King and surely his
legacy was felt when the musicians and artists of
Springfield worked and played together for the MLK