Muncie Symphony Orchestra

Instrument Petting Zoo

MSO’s Instrument Petting Zoo

The Instrument Petting Zoo gives children and adults a chance to have an up-close look at musical instruments and play them under the supervision of musicians. Children are excited and delighted to try out instruments in our petting zoo, and many choose to take music lessons!

Check out the petting zoo at these upcoming MSO concerts and community events:

Arts Walk ….. October 6, 2016, Downtown Muncie – Corner of Walnut & Charles
Disney in Concert: A Silly Symphony Celebration ….. November 12, 2016, Emens
Fisher/Shafer Holiday Pops ….. December 3, 2016, Emens
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Concert ….. January 15, 2017, Southside Middle School
Classical Kids Live! – Beethoven Lives Upstairs ….. February 11, 2017, Emens
Toddler Pops ….. May 20, 2017, TBA
Festival on the Green…”Let’s Dance!” ….. June 10, 2017, BSU Arts Terrace,
The Quad Lawn


The MSO Petting Zoo also visits private and public Together in Music events to:

  • Provide children and adults the opportunity to explore and learn about the various families of musical instruments.
  • Provide hands-on opportunities to touch, feel, and play string, wind, brass, and percussion instruments.
  • Help participants learn to identify the family to which a given instrument belongs.
  • Discover the joy that comes from making music!

Thank you, Muncie Music Center, for your contribution to MSO by keeping the petting zoo instruments in good condition!