Arts Council Update

April Concerts: We had two amazing concerts in April. The Symphony Orchestra’s Spring Showcase on April 8th was a huge success. Thank you to all who attended. We enjoyed performing some of our favorites from previous concerts and our smaller ensemble pieces. Our Spring Fling, a combined choir and jazz band concert on April 15th, was also a blast. It is fun to see these two relatively new pieces of the Arts Council perform together. We look forward to many future combined projects with these groups.

Be our Guest! Tickets are now on sale for our Summer Musical, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast: Performances will be held July 12th through July 20th in the Syracuse High School Auditorium. Ticket prices range from $7 – $11 for adults and $5 – $9 for children. All seats are reserved. Tickets are available online at or at the door. But, don’t wait as performances are sure to sell out. Use the coupon code LUMIERE to save $1 per ticket.

In conjunction with our matinee performance on Saturday July 20th, Mrs. Potts will be hosting a Character Tea Party. Come enjoy a light lunch and visit with Belle, The Beast and other characters from the show. Picture opportunities will also be available. The cost is $15 per attendee and will include a ticket to the matinee performance. This is sure to be a hit with your little ones and tickets are limited. Tickets are available at

Syracuse City Junior Theatre Summer Camp:  Registration is scheduled for our On Broadway! Summer Camp for the Syracuse City Junior Theatre.  The camp will be from 9-11:15 am Monday, Wednesday and Friday from June 10-June 28 with a performance at the Syracuse Days celebration on June 29th.  Campers will rotate between four classes of music, choreography, acting skills, and crafts/backstage skills. Classes will be held in the Syracuse Community Center classrooms. Camp is for children between the ages of 5-17.  Sign-up online at or in person at the Syracuse Community Center. Camp fee is $40/child for city residents, $45 for non-residents. Camp size is limited. Sign up now before the camp is full.

The Junior Theatre program has been busy and is excited to announce that it has chosen DISNEY’S FROZEN JUNIOR as its fall production. Winter will be coming a bit early this year with performances from November 21st to November 23rd. We are excited to be one of the first groups to put on this magical Disney show. If you would like to be involved in the production, auditions will be in August. More details will be available on our website at a later date.
Our second annual 5K FUN RUN will again be held in conjunction with Syracuse Days on Saturday June 29th. The race will start at 7:00 am. The cost is $20 per person and includes a t-shirt. Family pricing is available with a $5 discount on any third or more family member who joins in the fun. Registration is available at

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