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Annual MLK Holiday Concert

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Gary Pratt, Guest Conductor
Leonard Hayes, piano
Price: Piano Concerto in One Movement 
Dvorak: Symphony No. 9, “New World”
Traditional: We Shall Overcome

This concert will be performed without an intermission.

Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a concert featuring the Piano Concerto of African American composer Florence Price, Dvořák’s beloved New World Symphony and the traditional sing-along of the civil rights anthem “We Shall Overcome”.

All Santa Monica Symphony concerts are FREE, but pre-registration is required as seating is limited.

*UPDATED COVID Policy: All concert goers must show proof of full vaccination (patrons over 18 years old will also be required to show proof of ID) except for children under 5 years of age who must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test (a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of the performance start time, or a negative COVID-19 antigen test taken within 6 hours of the performance start time). All attendees must wear a mask covering their nose, mouth, and chin for the entire time they are on the John Adam Middle School campus.

Parking Details: Ample street parking is available on Pearl Street, 17th Street, and 16th Street, as well as surrounding residential streets.


Feb 19 2022


7:00 pm


John Adams Middle School Performing Arts Center
1630 Pearl Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405, USA