A new free concert series comes to Birmingham this Sept—details here

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Enjoy 4 free concerts with ASOM this September. Photo via Alabama Symphony Orchestra Musicians

Love Alabama Symphony Orchestra Musicians (ASOM)? Then mark your calendar, because this September they light up stages across Birmingham with a series of free community concerts. Continue reading for details. 

A concert benefiting local nonprofits

Birmingham, Mitchell's Place
Mitchell’s Place is one of the local nonprofits ASOM’s concert series highlights. Photo via Mitchell’s Place

The concert series, titled Our Hearts Beat for Birmingham, features ASOM as they perform four concerts at three different venues with two unique programs.

What’s truly special about the concert series is that it benefits three local nonprofits:

  • Collat Jewish Family Services: strives to enhance the quality of life and strengthen independence for individuals and families of older or disabled adults by providing exceptional support services in accordance with Jewish values.
  • Jefferson County Memorial Project: a grassroots, citizen-led organization that focuses on uncovering and reconciling racial terror and racial violence that is a part of the county’s past.
  • Mitchell’s Place: a comprehensive autism treatment center and early learning preschool program serving children ages 2-6.

Then when + where

violin
Love the violin? Photo by Joel Wyncott/Unsplash

In light of COVID, ASOM’s Our Hearts Beat for Birmingham concert series will take place in person and via livestream. If you attend in person, be prepared to mask up—they will be required.

To watch the livestreams, visit ASOM’s Facebook page

Now, grab your calendar, because here’s when and where each of ASOM’s upcoming concerts will take place:

Concerts held September 19 and 21 feature orchestral works by Bartok, Faure and Schubert, while those on September 26 and 30 feature works by Mozart, Hovhaneses and Mendelssohn.

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